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Meaning of “break-up” - Learner’s Dictionary

break-up

noun [C]     /ˈbreɪkʌp/
END the end of a close relationship: He moved away after the break-up of his marriage.Ending relationships and divorceEnds and endings
SEPARATION the separation of a country, group, etc into several smaller partsSeparating and dividing
Translations of “break-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分開, 分解, 解體…
in Russian разрыв (отношений), распад…
in Turkish ayrılma, dağılma, ilişkiyi bitirme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分开, 分解, 解体…
in Polish rozpad, podział…
(Definition of break-up noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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