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Definición de “break-up” en inglés

break-up

noun uk   /ˈbreɪk.ʌp/ us  

break-up noun (DIVISION)

[S] a gradual division into smaller pieces: It was feared that the break-up of the oil tanker would result in further pollution.

break-up noun (END)

[C] the coming to an end of a business or personal relationship, caused by the separation of those involved: Long separations had contributed to their marriage break-up. The break-up of the pop group came as no surprise.
(Definition of break-up noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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