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"brook" in British English

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brooknoun [C]

uk   us   /brʊk/
a ​smallstream: I could ​hear the ​sound of a babbling brook.

brookverb

uk   us   /brʊk/ formal
(Definition of brook from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brook" in American English

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brooknoun [C]

 us   /brʊk/
  • brook noun [C] (STREAM)

a ​smallstream: A brook ​runs past the ​house.

brookverb [T]

 us   /brʊk/
  • brook verb [T] (ALLOW)

to ​allow or ​accept something, esp. a ​difference of ​opinion or ​intention: She won’t brook any ​criticism of her ​work.
(Definition of brook from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brook”
in Korean 시내…
in Arabic جَدوَل, غَدير…
in Malaysian anak sungai…
in French ruisseau…
in Russian ручей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小溪,小河…
in Italian ruscello…
in Turkish dere, çay, küçük akarsu…
in Polish potok…
in Spanish arroyo…
in Vietnamese suối nhỏ…
in Portuguese riacho…
in Thai ลำห้วย…
in German der Bach…
in Catalan rierol…
in Japanese 小川…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小溪…
in Indonesian anak sungai…
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