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English definition of “broken”

broken

adjective
 
 
/ˈbrəʊkən/
damaged, and no longer able to work: We can send the broken monitors for repair. Everywhere you look there are broken pipes and crumbling masonry.
interrupted or not continuous: On the chart, income is indicated by a solid line and expenses by a broken line.
used to describe a law, rule, or promise that is not obeyed or not kept: a broken promise a broken contract
(Definition of broken from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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