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broken

[ broh-kuhn ]
/ ˈbroʊ kən /
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verb
past participle of break.
adjective
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OTHER WORDS FROM broken

bro·ken·ly, adverbbro·ken·ness, nounhalf-broken, adjectivewell-broken, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for broken

broken
/ (ˈbrəʊkən) /

verb
the past participle of break
adjective

Derived forms of broken

brokenly, adverb
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