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breakage

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noun break·age \ˈbrā-kij\

Simple Definition of breakage

  • : the act of breaking or being broken

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breakage

  1. 1 :  loss due to things broken

  2. 2 a :  the action or an instance of breaking b :  a quantity broken

Examples of breakage in a sentence

  1. The pots are transported carefully to reduce the risk of breakage.

  2. The pots are transported carefully to reduce the number of breakages.



1769

First Known Use of breakage

1769


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