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frac·ture

fracture

 
 
pronunciation:
fraek chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a break or crack.
The fracture in his leg took six weeks to heal.
 
similar words:
crack, division
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fractures, fracturing, fractured
definition: to break or cause a break in.
She fractured her arm.
synonyms:
break
derivations: fracturable (adj.), fractural (adj.)
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