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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations); Coming apart.

Usage examples (33)
  • One you get to that point, you can start seeing how the Melfi breakup is integral to the final scene.
  • If you have a happy couple lurking around somewhere, they must end in breakup or death because OMG that's drama.
  • She called the breakup amicable and said that they planned to continue raising their two young children together.
  • Clearly, the choice to air a breakup was a poor one. for more
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  • A "breakup" is the end of a relationship, while to "break up" is to end the relationship.
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