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non-breakable

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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈbreɪkəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of non-breakable in English:

adjective

Not breaking or being broken easily: non-breakable plastic bottles
More example sentences
  • Measures are in place to minimise the risk of absconding, cutlery is not available at times other than mealtimes and is counted in and out, lighters and matches are kept by staff and non-breakable crockery is used on occasions.
  • Ask your child to get cereal, teabags, bin liners and other light, non-breakable items within her reach.

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