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English definition of “breakaway”


noun [C]     /ˈbreɪ.kə.weɪ/
an act of separating from a group , especially because of disagreement : The sports association accepted the inevitability of a breakaway by the elite clubs . The breakaway group formed a new political party .Separating and dividing
(Definition of breakaway noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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