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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brink /ˈbrɪŋk/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brink n.  The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.  “The brink of vice.” --Bp. Porteus. “The brink of ruin.” --Burke.
    The plashy brink of weedy lake.   --Bryant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a region marking a boundary [syn: threshold, verge]
      2: the edge of a steep place
      3: the limit beyond which something happens or changes; "on the
         verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy" [syn: verge]