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brake1

brake1

 
pronunciation:
breIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device used to slow or stop the motion of a vehicle or machine.
You should have the brakes on your car inspected every year.Put on the brakes! There's a dog!
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: braked, brakes, braking
definition: to operate the part on a vehicle that makes it stop.
She braked when she saw the child in the road.
derivation: brakeless (adj.)
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