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Meaning of “a parting of the ways” in the English Dictionary

"a parting of the ways" in British English

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a parting of the ways

the ​point at which two ​people or ​organizationsseparate: The parting of the ​ways came after a ​series of ​disagreements between the ​singer and his song-writer.
(Definition of a parting of the ways from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a parting of the ways" in American English

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a parting of the ways

different ​ideas or a ​disagreement about something that make two ​people or ​groupsdecide they cannot ​work together any ​longer: We had a ​parting of the ​ways over when we couldn't ​agree on how to ​manage the ​company.
(Definition of a parting of the ways from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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