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verb [transitive] brook pronunciation in British English /brʊk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybrook
he/she/itbrooks
present participlebrooking
past tensebrooked
past participlebrooked

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  1. not brook something

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    brook no something

    to definitely not allow or accept something
    He made it clear that he would brook no dissent.

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