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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
broken /'broukən/
  • động tính từ quá khứ của break
  • tính từ
    • bị gãy, bị vỡ
    • vụn
      • broken bread: bánh mì vụn
      • broken meat: thịt vụn; thịt thừa
      • broken tea: chè vụn
    • đứt quãng, chập chờn, thất thường
      • broken words: lời nói đứt quãng
      • broken sleep: giấc ngủ chập chờn
      • broken weather: thời tiết thất thường
    • nhấp nhô, gập ghềnh
      • broken ground: đất nhấp nhô
    • suy nhược, ốm yếu, quỵ
      • broken health: sức khoẻ suy nhược
    • tuyệt vọng, đau khổ
      • broken man: người đau khổ tuyệt vọng
      • broken heart: lòng đau dớn; sự đau lòng
      • to die of a broken heart: chết vì đau buồn
    • nói sai
      • broken English: tiếng Anh nói sai
    • không được tôn trọng, không được thực hiện
      • broken promise: lời hứa không được tôn trọng
Concise Dictionary
+physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
+not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly
+subdued or brought low in condition or status
+(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded
+tamed or trained to obey
+topographically very uneven
+imperfectly spoken or written
+thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
+weakened and infirm
+destroyed financially
+out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')
+lacking a part or parts

+some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
+an unexpected piece of good luck
+(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
+a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
+a pause from doing something (as work)
+the act of breaking something
+a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
+breaking of hard tissue such as bone
+the occurrence of breaking
+an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
+the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
+(tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
+an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
+a sudden dash
+any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
+an escape from jail
+become separated into pieces or fragments
+destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
+render inoperable or ineffective
+ruin completely
+act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
+move away or escape suddenly
+scatter or part
+force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
+prevent completion
+enter someone's property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
+make submissive, obedient, or useful
+fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
+surpass in excellence
+make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
+come into being
+stop operating or functioning
+interrupt a continued activity
+make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
+curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
+lessen in force or effect
+be broken in
+come to an end
+vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
+cause to give up a habit
+give up
+come forth or begin from a state of latency
+happen or take place
+cause the failure or ruin of
+invalidate by judicial action
+discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
+assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
+reduce to bankruptcy
+change directions suddenly
+emerge from the surface of a body of water
+break down, literally or metaphorically
+do a break dance
+exchange for smaller units of money
+destroy the completeness of a set of related items
+make the opening shot that scatters the balls
+separate from a clinch, in boxing
+go to pieces
+break a piece from a whole
+become punctured or penetrated
+pierce or penetrate
+be released or become known; of news
+cease an action temporarily
+interrupt the flow of current in
+undergo breaking
+find a flaw in
+find the solution or key to
+change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
+become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
+crack; of the male voice in puberty
+fall sharply
+fracture a bone of
+diminish or discontinue abruptly
+weaken or destroy in spirit or body

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 fragmented, shattered, shivered, splintered, ruptured, cracked, split, smashed, pulverized, disintegrated, destroyed, demolished:
A broken Ming vase cannot be worth much.
2 fractured:
With a broken leg, she certainly won't be competing in the slalom.
3 enfeebled, weakened, crushed, defeated, beaten, ruined; dispirited, dejected, discouraged, demoralized, defeated, subdued, debilitated, Colloq licked:
Rosa's running away with a sailor left Hugh a broken man.
4 tamed, trained, disciplined, obedient, docile, domesticated, subdued; conditioned:
What use is a horse that isn't broken?
5 violated, transgressed, disobeyed, contravened, defied, flouted, disregarded, ignored, infringed:
The rules of this club are broken too often: we'll have to tighten things up.
6 interrupted, disturbed, discontinuous, disjointed, disconnected, fragmented, fragmentary, intermittent, erratic, sporadic:
I couldn't stop worrying about the operation and had a terrible night of broken sleep.
7 Also, broken-down. out of order or commission, not working or functioning, in disrepair, Slang on the blink, out of kilter, kaput, US on the fritz, out of whack:
My watch is broken. Why waste money repairing that broken-down car of yours?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 that has been damaged or injured; no longer whole or working correctly: a broken window / plate + a broken leg / arm + pieces of broken glass + How did this dish get broken? + The TV's broken.
2 [usually before noun] ended or destroyed: a broken marriage / engagement
See also - BROKEN HOME
promise / agreement
3 [usually before noun] not kept
not continuous
4 [usually before noun] not continuous; disturbed or interrupted: a night of broken sleep + a single broken white line across the road
5 [only before noun] made weak and tired by illness or difficulties: He was a broken man after the failure of his business.
6 [only before noun] (of a language that is not your own) spoken slowly and with a lot of mistakes; not FLUENT: to speak in broken English
7 having a rough surface: an area of broken, rocky ground
See also - BREAK, BROKE, BROKEN v.
Collocation Dictionary


be | get
How did the jug get broken?


One of his legs was badly broken.

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