There are 2 translations of broken in Spanish:

broken1

Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊkən/
  • past pbreak1

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of broken in Spanish:

broken2

adj

  • 1 1.1 (smashed, damaged) [window/vase/chair] roto; [bone] roto, quebrado (Latin America/América Latina) broken glass vidrios (masculine plural) or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cristales (masculine plural) rotos she's got a broken arm tiene un brazo roto are you OK? — yes, no broken bones ¿estás bien? — sí, no me he roto ningún hueso do not apply to broken skin no aplicar si hay cortes, rasguños etc
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    • There's no quick or easy way to clean up a broken bottle of maple syrup.
    • Everyone survived but the poor girl has her arm broken and several stitches.
    • Last month's dispatches from the olive groves report internationals with broken ribs, broken arms and other injuries.
    1.2 (not working) [toy] roto; [clock] roto, descompuesto (Latin America/América Latina)
  • 2 (emotionally) [voice] quebrado, entrecortado she died of a broken heart murió de pena he's a broken man está destrozado or deshecho
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    • Johnny Bonner is one of the broken people of the world but he's kept alive by being part of a river of song, and he needs to share it.
    • But he then appeared quite a broken person as he was led away, didn't say any further words.
    • Mary was one of those broken people, a life thwarted from what it could be.
  • 3 3.1 [marriage] deshecho a broken home un hogar deshecho 3.2 (not fulfilled) [promise/contract] roto; [trust] defraudado
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    • Also, Frank's broken relationship with Brenda leaves something to be desired in the way of resolution.
    • Maggie is fleeing a broken relationship when she encounters a teenage girl on the train.
    • A broken relationship with a boyfriend dealt a serious blow to her confidence and again was made out to be a major catastrophe.
  • 4 4.1 (interrupted, patchy) she'd only had a few hours' broken sleep había dormido poco y mal, despertándose cada dos por tres there will be periods of broken sunshine habrá intervalos soleados a broken line una línea discontinua 4.2 (irregular, rough) [ground] accidentado; [coastline] recortado, irregular
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    • Witness Mr Fogarty an engineer agreed with this, stating that it was not a good place to overtake and that the broken white line was misleading.
    • What is the point of painting double parallel, barred white lines down the middle of the road, when a single broken white line has told us for years where the middle of the road is?
    • If the area is bordered by a broken white line, you should not enter the area unless it is necessary and you can see that it is safe to do so.
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    • Through a slick sheen of soft rain the broken surfaces of the pavement spread out before me.
    • Three hours later, we finally shake the sand off our boots onto the broken, rocky surface of Ice Valley.
    • Comfort for passengers was good at all times, even on the most broken surfaces, though the ride often feels quite firm.
  • 5 (imperfect) in broken English en inglés chapurreado

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.