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bust·ed  audio  (bstd) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Slang
    1. Smashed or broken: busted glass; a busted rib.
    2. Out of order; inoperable: a busted vending machine.
  2. Bankrupt or out of funds: I'd offer to pay but I'm busted.
  3. Tamed or broken: a busted bronco.
  4. Slang Placed under arrest: a busted shoplifter.



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