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English definition of “bust”

bust

adjective     /bʌst/
go bust If a business goes bust, it stops trading because it does not have enough money: His company went bust, leaving huge debts.Starting, succeeding and failing in businessNot functioning
UK informal (US busted,   US  /ˈbʌstɪd/) broken: My phone's bust - can I use yours?Not functioningTearing and breaking into pieces
(Definition of bust adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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