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Doctors and nurses worked 18 hours without a break.
A short nap can provide a much needed break from daily stress.
We decided to take a short break.
They usually went shopping in their lunch break.
Blair represented a decisive break after eighteen years of Conservative government.
a break with the past
a story about a woman who makes the break from an abusive relationship
This is the British English definition of break. View American English definition of break.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has no electrical charge
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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