Definition of broach verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

broach

 verb
verb
NAmE//broʊtʃ//
 
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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