doorbreken

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Etymology 1[edit]

From door +‎ breken.

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doorbreken, dóórbreken (past singular brak door, past participle doorgebroken)

  1. to break, break through, break in half
    Toen de dikke man op zijn stoel ging zitten, brak de stoel door.
    When the fat man sat down on his chair, the chair broke.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From door- +‎ breken.

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doorbreken, doorbréken (past singular doorbrak, past participle doorbroken)

  1. to break through
    De piloot heeft de geluidsbarriere doorbroken.
    The pilot has broken through the sound barrier.
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