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brakenoun [C]

 us   /breɪk/
a ​device that ​slows or ​stops the ​movement of a ​vehicle: anti-lock brakes He ​saw a ​deercrossing the ​road and ​hit/​slammed on the brakes (= ​stopped as ​quickly as ​possible).
brake
verb [I]  us   /breɪk/
When it’s ​icy, you have to brake ​gently.
(Definition of brake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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brakenoun [C]

uk   us   /breɪk/
B1 a ​device that makes a ​vehicle go ​slower or ​stop, or a pedal , ​bar, or ​handle that makes this ​devicework: She had no brakes on her ​bicycle. The ​driversuddenly put on his brakes.informal I slammed on (= ​quickly used) the brakes, but it was too late. All ​our new ​models have anti-lock brakes.screech/squeal of brakes the ​loud, ​unpleasantnoise of a ​carsuddenlystopping: Suddenly we ​heard a ​screech of brakes and ​saw the ​carswerve to ​miss the ​bicycle.
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brakeverb [I]

uk   us   /breɪk/
B2 to make a ​vehicle go ​slower or ​stop, using ​its brake or brakes: When it's ​icy, brake gently. He would ​drive very ​fast and brake hard/​sharply at the last ​minute.
(Definition of brake from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brake”
in Korean 자동차 브레이크, 제어 장치…
in Arabic فَرامِل, مِكْبَح…
in Malaysian berhenti…
in French freiner…
in Russian тормоз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刹車, 閘,制動器…
in Italian freno…
in Turkish fren, frenleyen, durduran şey…
in Polish hamulec, przeszkoda…
in Spanish frenar…
in Vietnamese phanh lại…
in Portuguese freio…
in Thai หยุด…
in German bremsen…
in Catalan fre…
in Japanese (車などの)ブレーキ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闸,制动器, 刹车…
in Indonesian mengerem…
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