broken /ˈbrəʊkən/ adjective
› 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