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The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree.
We heard a screech of brakes as Jill's car pulled up.
I saw the child run out, so I slammed on the brakes.
I heard the brakes squealing, then a loud crash.
The high level of debt put a brake on economic recovery.
Inevitably, insufficient funding acts as a brake on medical research.
This is the British English definition of brake. View American English definition of brake.
the occasion on which Jesus Christ was brought back to life after his death, according to the Bible
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