break with

phrasal verb
broke with; broken with; breaking with; breaks with

Definition of break with

: to end a relationship, connection, or agreement with (someone or something) He broke with his former friends and colleagues when he decided to support the conservative candidate. a strong desire to break with tradition/the past

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“Break with.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20with. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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