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split

noun [C]
 
 
/splɪt/
BREAK a long, thin hole in something where it has broken apart: There's a split in my trousers.Holes, hollows and dips
DISAGREEMENT the division of a group of people into smaller groups because they disagree about something: This issue is likely to cause a major split in the party.Separating and dividing
RELATIONSHIP the end of a marriage or relationship: Very few of their friends were surprised when they announced their split last week.Ending relationships and divorce
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