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break in

phrasal verb with break uk   /breɪk/ us   /breɪk/ verb broke, broken
to interrupt when someone else is talking: As she was talking, he suddenly broke in, saying, "That's a lie."

break-innoun [C]

uk   /ˈbreɪk.ɪn/ us   /ˈbreɪk.ɪn/
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break in

phrasal verb with break us   /breɪk/ verb
  • (ENTER ILLEGALLY)

to enter a building illegally, usually by damaging a door or window, esp. for the purpose of stealing something: Thieves broke into our office downtown and stole the computers.

break-innoun [C]

/ˈbreɪkˌɪn/
the crime of entering a building by damaging a door or window, usually in order to steal: After the break-in, we installed a new security system.
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