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break off

verb

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1 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end
  • the judge broke off court proceedings until after lunch

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2 to come to an end
  • talks between the two sides broke off when one began making unreasonable demands

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The first known use of break off was in the 14th century

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“Break off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/break%20off. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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