brinknoun [ S ]uk /brɪŋk/ us /brɪŋk/
- These countries are on the brink of a disastrous famine.
- Many companies are on the brink of ruin.
- Negotiations between the two countries are on the brink of collapse.
- What we are seeing now is a country teetering on the brink of civil war.
- Not long ago the river otter was on the brink of extinction.
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