break silence

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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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Diamond Platnumz's sister Esma Dangote, alias Esma Platnumz, has broken her silence on her brother's failed relationship.
Summary: Victoria Beckham has broken her silence after giving birth to her daughter Harper Seven, by posting on Twitter.
HAS Rihanna finally broken her silence over her split with Chris Brown?
NARNIA star Tilda Swinton has broken her silence about her bizarre relationship with a toyboy artist.
Bizarre: Tilda has refused to name her toyboy artist; Arrangement: Tilda with long-term partner John; Two's company: Hollywood star Tilda has broken her silence about her relationship with Scots writer John
A WRITER forced into hiding since her play was axed from the Birmingham Rep after riots by Sikh protesters, has broken her silence to stand by her work.
Two's company: Hollywood star Tilda has broken her silence about her relationship with Scots writer John; Bizarre: Tilda refuses to name her pal; Arrangement: Tilda with Byrne
ONE of the Tapas Seven has broken her silence to reveal she is haunted by the belief she could have saved Madeleine McCann.
Summary: Cheryl Cole has broken her silence over the US X Factor scandal.