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split up

phrasal verb with split us   /splɪt/ verb [I/T] present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split
to end a marriage or relationship
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split up

informal
phrasal verb with split uk   /splɪt/ us   /splɪt/ verb present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split
B1 If two people split up, they end their relationship or marriage: She split up with her boyfriend last week.
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split-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈsplɪt.ʌp/ us   /ˈsplɪt.ʌp/ informal
an occasion when two people end their relationship
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