brink brink  /b ˈrɪŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a region marking a boundary
  2. (n) the limit beyond which something happens or changes
  3. (n) the edge of a steep place

Synonym(s)

News

  1. South Korea on brink of World Cup after beating Uzbekistan

    South Korea is on the brink of qualifying for the World Cup after defeating Uzbekistan 1-0 thanks to a first-half own goal from Akmal Shorakhmedov.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. South Korea on Brink of World Cup Qualification

    South Korea are on the brink of making another World Cup finals appearance after scraping a 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan in a top-of-the-table qualifying clash in rainy Seoul on Tuesday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. SKorea on brink of World Cup qualification

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea is on the brink of qualifying for the World Cup after defeating Uzbekistan 1-0 thanks to a first-half own goal.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "It's safe to say we have stepped back from the brink," Obama told a fundraiser in Beverly Hills. "There is some calm that didn't exist before."
    on May 27, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters India

  2. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a Montana Democrat, said he supported Bernanke because his decisions "brought us back from the brink of economic disaster."
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: Max Baucus Source: Economic Times

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