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breakaway

break·a·way

breakaway

 
pronunciation:
breIk weI
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a theatrical or film prop, designing to break under slight impact, as a balsa-wood chair.
definition 2: in certain sports, of or designating a play in which one player moves rapidly down the playing area with the potential to score, as in a basketball fast break.
definition 3: departing abruptly and irrevocably from an established group, position, routine, or the like.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a theatrical or film prop designed to shatter on slight impact.
definition 2: in sports, a breakaway play.
definition 3: a person or group that breaks away.
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