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break in

verb

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1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent
  • the burglars broke in by smashing a window

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2 to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion
  • he rudely broke in to drop the names of several celebrities that he had met

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break-in

noun

Synonyms of break-in (Entry 2 of 2)

as in burglary, holdup

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The first known use of break in was circa 1535

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“Break in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/break%20in. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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