Translation of "breakdown" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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breakdownnoun

uk /ˈbreɪk.daʊn/ us /ˈbreɪk.daʊn/

breakdown noun (FAILURE)

B2 [ C ] a failure to work or be successful

故障,出毛病
I had a breakdown (= my car stopped working) in the middle of the road. 我的汽车在半路上抛锚了。
Both sides blamed each other for the breakdown of talks. 双方都指责对方导致了谈判的破裂。
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breakdown noun (DIVISION)

C2 [ C or U ] a division of something into smaller parts

细目;分类
We asked for a breakdown of the accident figures into day time and night time. 我们要白天和夜间事故的统计数字的分列明细表。
The rate of breakdown of muscle protein was assessed. 肌肉蛋白质的分类比率测定统计出来了。

breakdown noun (ILLNESS)

B2 [ C ] a nervous breakdown

神经失常;神经衰弱

(Translation of “breakdown” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)