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Definition of broach verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



broach something (to/with somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they broach
he / she / it broaches
past simple broached
-ing form broaching
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to begin talking about a subject that is difficult to discuss, especially because it is embarrassing or because people disagree about it She was dreading having to broach the subject of money with her father. The report fails to broach some important questions.
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