broached broached  /b ˈroʊtʃt/


  • (adj) of a cask or barrel


  1. In 1992, disappointed that the Gulf War had not removed Saddam Hussein from power, Libby and Wolfowitz drafted a paper that broached a policy of pre-emptive action.
  2. Johnson has not discussed the possibility with Bobby, and Bobby, who never was an intimate of the President, has not broached it.


  1. Steve Jobs didn't want an iBookstore until Eddy Cue convinced him

    During Apple's e-book price fixing case on Thursday, Apple executive Eddy Cue testified that Steve Jobs initially wasn't interested in getting into the e-book market at all. Lucky for us, All Things D was on hand to capture all of the courtroom details describing the backstory behind Apple's eventual foray into the e-book market. Cue explained that when he first approached Jobs and broached the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  2. Mark Weber, National Guard officer who battled cancer, dies at 41

    When Minnesota National Guard Lt. Col. Mark Weber spoke before an audience of supporters last year, he broached a familiar topic. He spoke candidly, and movingly, about death.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  3. Editorial: Jury still out on open-concept learning pods

    Midland ISD once again has broached the subject of how they want to configure the new elementary schools in the west and northwest parts of town that will be built as part of the bond issue passed by Midland voters in November.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Midland Reporter-Telegram


  1. "I had the paperwork, they wanted me to be on that game and I just passed," Bon Jovi told the BBC. "But no-one even broached the subject with me that I would be singing other people's stuff. I dont know how I would have reacted to that. I...
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Jon Bon Jovi Source:

  2. "I think the educational curve is starting to be broached with the general consumer," Tretton told Reuters in an interview, when asked about his expectations for the PS3 through the end of the year.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Jack Tretton Source:

  3. "My proposal, which I broached during the last Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council in Malacañang, was for the telcos to first reduce their current rates before any text tax can be imposed so that we guarantee that the tax burden will...
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Juan Ponce Enrile Source: Philippine Star

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repudiate repudiate
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