Bedeutung von “breakdown” im Essential American English Dictionary

breakdown

noun us /ˈbreɪkˌdɑʊn/

also nervous breakdown us /ˈnɜr.vəs ˈbreɪkˌdɑʊn/ a short period of mental illness

an occasion when a car or machine stops working

the failure of a communication or relationship:

a breakdown in the peace talks

(Definition von “breakdown” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)