Definición de brink en inglés:

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brink

Pronunciación: /brɪŋk/

sustantivo

1The extreme edge of land before a steep slope or a body or water: the brink of the cliffs at the brink of the pond I hesitated
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She stood on the brink of a waterfall, the icy cold river rushed about her waist.
  • I am now finding myself on a deserted beach on the brink of a saline washout.
  • The young brave soon found he was on the brink of a cliff hanging high over a wide river.
Sinónimos
edge, verge, margin, rim, lip;
extremity, border, boundary, fringe;
perimeter, circumference, periphery;
limit, limits, bound, bounds
literary marge, bourn, skirt
1.1A point at which something, typically something unwelcome, is about to happen; the verge: the country was on the brink of a constitutional crisis the club has come close to the brink, surviving winding-up orders
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yes, this is on the brink of a crisis.
  • Indeed, to judge by the level of public awareness, you'd scarcely know we were on the brink of an energy crisis.
  • I fear that the world is on the brink of a chronic shortage.
Sinónimos
verge, edge, threshold, point, dawn;
starting point, start

Origen

Middle English: of Scandinavian origin.

Palabras que riman con brink

bethink, blink, cinque, clink, dink, drink, fink, Frink, gink, ink, interlink, jink, kink, link, mink, pink, plink, prink, rink, shrink, sink, skink, slink, stink, sync, think, wink, zinc
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