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Meaning of “brake” - Learner’s Dictionary

brake

verb [I]     /breɪk/
B1 to make a vehicle stop or move more slowly, using its brake: Pierre braked to avoid hitting the dog.Driving and operating road vehicles
Translations of “brake”
in Arabic يَكْبَح, يُفَرْمِل…
in Korean 브레이크를 밟다…
in Malaysian berhenti…
in French freiner…
in Turkish fren yapmak, durdurmak…
in Italian frenare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刹住, 刹車…
in Russian тормозить…
in Polish hamować…
in Vietnamese phanh lại…
in Spanish freno, frenar…
in Portuguese frear, brecar…
in Thai หยุด…
in German bremsen…
in Catalan frenar…
in Japanese ブレーキをかける…
in Indonesian mengerem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刹住, 刹车…
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