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“break (sth) off” in British English

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break (sth) off

phrasal verb with break uk /breɪk/ us /breɪk/ verb broke, broken

(Definition of “break (sth) off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“break (sth) off” in Business English

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break (sth) off

phrasal verb with break uk /breɪk/ us verb [ T ] broke, broken

to stop, or to make something stop:

Talks between the two companies broke off over disagreements about the merger.
The company has decided to break off negotiations about a takeover.

(Definition of “break (sth) off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)