Definition of fractured adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfræktʃəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfræktʃərd//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1broken or cracked He suffered a badly fractured arm. (figurative) They spoke a sort of fractured German.
  2. 2(formal) (of a society, an organization, etc.) split into several parts so that it no longer functions or exists a fractured, disintegrating country

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