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English definition of “break up”

break up

(END RELATIONSHIP) phrasal verb with break     /breɪk/ verb (broke, broken)
B1 If a marriage breaks up or two people in a romantic relationship break up, their marriage or their relationship ends: Jenny and George have broken up. She's just broken up with her boyfriend.Ending relationships and divorce
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