Definition of “brook” - English Dictionary

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brooknoun [ C ]

us /brʊk/

brook noun [ C ] (STREAM)

a small stream:

A brook runs past the house.

brookverb [ T ]

us /brʊk/

brook verb [ T ] (ALLOW)

to allow or accept something, esp. a difference of opinion or intention:

She won’t brook any criticism of her work.

(Definition of “brook” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)