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English definition of “break”

break

verb [T] (INTERRUPT)    /breɪk/ (broke, broken)
B1 to interrupt or to stop something for a short period: We usually break for lunch at 12.30. I needed something to break the monotony of my typing job. The phone rang, breaking my concentration.UK They decided to break their journey in Singapore.Cancelling and interrupting
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