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verb [transitive] browbeat pronunciation in British English /ˈbraʊˌbiːt/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebrowbeating
past tensebrowbeat
past participlebrowbeaten
  1. to make someone do something by asking or threatening them until they agree
    browbeat someone into (doing) something:

    She wasn't going to let him browbeat her into agreeing to go.

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