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break·down

breakdown

 
pronunciation:
breIk daUn [or] breIk daUn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a malfunction, as of a machine.
similar words:
failure, fatigue
definition 2: a physical, emotional, or mental collapse.
similar words:
collapse, fatigue
definition 3: an analysis or reduction into smaller units.
Give me the breakdown of our sales this year.
similar words:
analysis
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