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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making a sudden noisy break; A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); State of being torn or burst open v. - Separate or cause to separate suddenly.

Usage examples (35)
  • The rupture with his father was absolute.
  • And for him, such a rupture is simply not an issue.
  • The left-right religious rupture is not the only divisive element within religious zionism.
  • Multiple gestation, preterm rupture of membranes, and comorbidity were not independent risk factors for adverse drug reactions. for more
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