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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In deplorable condition; Not in working order.

Usage examples (36)
  • Had to push the broken-down car
  • He was not a broken-down old researcher after all.
  • In the boarded-up stores and the broken-down houses.
  • In one place there was a broken-down woman with six children. for more
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