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English definition of “split”

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
(Definition of split noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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