how to pronounce broken /ˈbɹoʊkən/
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broken is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of broken in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… that package was not broken up it still …”
meanings of broken adjective: Split or ruptured. Fractured; having the bone in pieces. Disconnected, no longer open or carrying traffic. Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being produced by a non-native speaker. Interrupted; not continuous. Dashed, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next. Having no money; bankrupt, broke. Overpowered; overly powerful; too powerful. Badly designed or implemented. Non-functional; not functioning properly. Having periods of silence scattered throughout; not regularly continuous. Fragmented, in separate pieces. Breached; violated; not kept. Completely defeated and dispirited; shattered; destroyed. Five-eighths to seven-eighths obscured by clouds; incompletely covered by clouds. Not having gone in the way intended; saddening. Uneven. verb: Past participle of break. name: Torres Strait Creole. words with pronunciation similar to broken words that rhyme with broken Did this page help you?