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He had several broken ribs and a suspected broken leg.
Nearly all the houses had broken windows.
Be careful not to step on the broken glass.
Fill the bottom of the dish with broken biscuits.
a broken fingernail
You can't use the microwave – it's broken.
He's mended that broken clock.
Her husband died, and she died soon afterwards of a broken heart.
He referred to his country as the land of broken dreams.
a string of broken promises
I'd had two broken marriages by the time I was 30.
a broken engagement
a broken line
In broken English she asked them for directions.
She works with children who come from broken homes.
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American English version of definition of broken
used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of broken from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.