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breakup

break·up

breakup

pronunciation:
breIk uhp
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of breaking up; disintegration; separation.
similar words:
dissolution
definition 2: a separation or falling-out between friends or lovers.
The couple's breakup followed weeks of quarreling.
similar words:
rift, split