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English definition of “fracture”

fracture

verb [T]     /ˈfræktʃər/
to break something hard such as a bone , or a piece of rock : She's fractured her ankle .Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teethTearing and breaking into pieces
fracture noun [C]
(Definition of fracture verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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