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verb [transitive] broach pronunciation in American English /broʊtʃ/
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present tense
present participlebroaching
past tensebroached
past participlebroached
  1. to begin discussing something with someone, especially when you feel nervous because it may upset them

    He decided it was time to broach the subject of a pay raise.


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