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English definition of “crack”

crack

verb (GET INTO)    /kræk/
[T] to break something open , especially in order to reach or use what is inside: Crack three eggs into a bowl and mix them together. He cracked ( open ) the nuts with his hands .Unfastening and opening [T] (also crack into sth) to get into someone else's computer system without permission and get information or do something illegal Operating computers [T] informal to copy computer programs or recorded material illegally Operating computers
(Definition of crack verb (GET INTO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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