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verb brew pronunciation in American English /bru/
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present tense
present participlebrewing
past tensebrewed
past participlebrewed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to make beer
    1. a.
      British informal to make a drink of tea or coffee
  2. 3
    [intransitive] if something bad is brewing, it is beginning to happen
    A storm was brewing.
    The crisis had been brewing since the start of the year.
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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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