broken

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broken is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
broken

Comparative
more broken

Superlative
most broken

A broken cracker
  1. something that is broken is not as it should be because it has been damaged or injured
    The broken cup lay in pieces on the floor.
    After the crash his arm seemed broken.
    A broken stone is apart(in more than one piece).


Verb[change]

Plain form
break

Third person singular
breaks

Simple past
broke

Past participle
broken

Present participle
breaking

  1. The past participle of break.
    The cup was broken when it fell to the floor.
    His arm was broken during the crash.
    If my computer hadn't broken, I would have had money to go to the concert instead of paying to get it fixed.