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English definition of “brake”

brake

noun [C]
 
 
/breɪk/
VEHICLE B1 the part of a vehicle that makes it stop or go more slowlyThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
STOP PROGRESS something that stops or slows the progress of something: High inflation has put the brakes on economic growth.The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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