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To trust an untrue but stable wheel or not?

My Brevet bike broke two spokes at the same time a few days back. replaced them and trued the wheel as best I could (I'm no expert so I can't get it absolutely true, but it turns). Had some issues with the caliper and an untrue wheel so for now I dropped in a wider single pivot caliper. Wheel tension seems to be even but the rim won't come true and when I do true it the spokes are too loose. I have a 200lm brevet in two weeks and not enough cash to replace the wheel until next month. Is a repaired, stable, but slightly untrue wheel likely to break more spokes? The single pivot caliper is ugly but it works and I can live with it till I find a nicer wheel set.
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