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break (one's) silence

To voice one's opinion or comment on something after initially avoiding doing so. It took days, but the mayor has finally broken his silence on the scandal at city hall.
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break silence

To address or publicize an issue that is not garnering attention. Our station broke silence on the mayor's scandal, and now even national news outlets are covering it!
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break silence

to give information about a topic that no one was mentioning or discussing. The press finally broke silence on the question of the plagiarized editorial.
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New Delhi [India], Dec 8 ( ANI ): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally broken silence over the Delhi Test which drew wide criticism after being played amid high pollution, saying it will discuss the issue in its February meeting.
"The visit by the (Broken Silence) film production team is just a wonderful opportunity for Worcester area residents, who are involved in the arts," said Lea Ann Scales, assistant vice president of public relations and marketing at Worcester State University.
"Broken Silence" will be distributed by MarVista Entertainment Inc.
Broken Silence by Danielle Ramsay is published by Harper Collins at pounds 6.99.
SACKED conditioning coach Darren Grewcock has broken silence about the circumstances of his departure from Coventry in response to what he considers to be damaging speculation.
Paul is also a member of breakdance group Broken Silence who have performed at many events including the Mothers Against Guns event in Birmingham last year
His next break came with the release of his Broken Silence album, so called because of his five years in the wilderness.
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World preems in the Piazza include Peter Bogdanovich's drama "The Cat's Meow," with Edward Herrmann and Kirsten Dunst; Ian Holm starrer "The Emperor's New Clothes," from producer Uberto Pasolini ("The Full Monty"); and 1940s-set Spanish drama "Broken Silence," from Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart").
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who essays the role of Alauddin Khilji in 'Padmavati', has finally broken silence over the controversy surrounding the film.
Now her family has broken silence over her murder, claiming they beseeched her to go away from her bloodcurdling and unsafe homeland, which has reported 70 killings since the start of 2014 before her dreadful death.
Frenemy Films LLC will be soon shooting an independent feature film titled "Broken Silence" in the Worcester area and is looking for people interested in being extras as well as volunteers to work on the film and private homes to shoot in.
And while it's fair to say Broken Silence doesn't show the seaside town in a good light, it's landed her a two-book deal with publishers Harper Collins with another deal to follow.
Lucia Lucia Jimenez Manuel Juan Diego Botto Teresa Mercedes Sampietro Don Hilario Alvaro de Luna Lola Maria Botto Lieutenant Joseba Apaolaza Sergeant Jordi Bosch Matias Helio Pedrigal Antonio Ramon Barea Juan Ander Erburu Genaro Joan Dalmau An accomplished, rangy and affecting piece from a helmer whose best work has its roots in the rural landscapes of his native Navarre, Montxo Armendariz's "Broken Silence" shows there's still cinematic mileage in the Spanish Civil War.
By what standard is "Broken Silence," Swiss TV director Wolfgang Panzer's obscure 1996 film about a Carthusian monk, one of the world's 84 20th century film icons?