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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
broken

Comparative
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  1. Bent to the point of coming apart, but not necessarily in separate pieces.
    My arm is broken
  2. Not working properly.
    I think my shaver is broken.
  3. Completely defeated and dispirited.
    The bankruptcy and divorce, together with the death of his son, left him completely broken.
  4. (software, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Badly designed or implemented.
    This is the most broken application I've seen in a long time.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being a non-native speaker.
  6. (meteorology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Five eighths to seven eighths obscured by clouds.
    Tomorrow broken skies..
  7. (sports and Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A single tactic or option which is powerful enough to be considered overpowered.
  8. (colloquial, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A situation that has not gone in the way intended, saddening.
    Oh man! That is just broken!

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Derived terms

Verb

broken

  1. Past participle of break.

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