broach broach  /b ˈroʊtʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bring up a topic for discussion
  2. (n) a decorative pin worn by women

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • It was delicate to broach the subject of the payment of loan but he Nilofer had no option but to do so.

News

  1. YPSILANTI: American Broach gets tax break, to add 30 jobs

    YPSILANTI — To help local manufacturing company American Broach continue to expand and create jobs in the area, the Ypsilanti City Council unanimously approved a tax abatement for the company in the amount of $93,000 over the next few years.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Ypsilanti Courier

  2. Scott Mooneyham: More places guns carried, more guns will be used

    RALEIGH — Proponents of further loosening gun laws in North Carolina almost always broach the subject with claims that the law needs to concentrate on the criminals, not the law-abiding citizen who dutifully follows gun registration rules.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

  3. Broach Sports Tours Offering 2014 Ryder Cup Discounts Until July 21

    Golf fans can get a $300 discount per person on all four of Broach's Ryder Cup travel packages, but intial Ryder Cup ticket deadline looms. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10854481.htm
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Brad told Newsweek magazine: "I knew the part had to be played by someone with Mariane's strength and understanding of the world, but I didn't know how to broach the subject. It feels a little like Wolfowitz trying to get his girlfriend a job."
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Brad Pitt Source: soFeminine.co.uk

  2. "I have read about his discipline in terms of the regime of diet and the intake of alcohol and that type of thing," Ferguson said. "These are things I had to broach myself when I came down here and he's right. He's 100 percent correct. His...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Cinema must be able to broach all subjects," French-Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb said in a statement about his film "Outside The Law", which is in the competition for the festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or.
    on May 13, 2010 By: Rachid Bouchareb Source: AFP

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