Translation of "brink" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /brɪŋk/ us

A the point where a new or different situation is about to begin

Extreme stress had driven him to the brink of a nervous breakdown.
Scientists are on the brink of (= extremely close to) a major new discovery.

literary the edge of a cliff or other high area

She was standing right on the brink of the gorge.

(Translation of “brink” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /briŋk/

(literary) the edge or border of a steep, dangerous place or of a river

the brink of the cliff.

(Translation of “brink” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)