broach Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “broach” in the English Dictionary

"broach" in British English

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broachverb [T]

uk   /brəʊtʃ/  us   /broʊtʃ/

broach verb [T] (BEGIN)

to ​begin a ​discussion of something ​difficult: At some ​point we've got to ​discussmoney but I don't ​know how to broach the subject with him.

broach verb [T] (OPEN)

formal to ​open a ​bottle or barrel in ​order to ​drinkitscontents: Shall we broach another ​cask of ​wine?

broachnoun [C]

uk   /brəʊtʃ/  us   /broʊtʃ/ US
a brooch
(Definition of broach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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broachverb [T]

 us   /broʊtʃ/
to ​begin a ​discussion of something ​difficult: He ​hopes they will ​sponsor the ​poetryevent, but he hasn’t broached the ​subject with them ​yet.
(Definition of broach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “broach”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 开始讨论,提出(难题)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 開始討論,提出(難題)…
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