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

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"a parting of the ways" in British English

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a parting of the ways

the point at which two people or organizations separate:

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 groups decide 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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