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breakup

noun

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the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces
  • The breakup of the Soviet Union and the collapse of communism pretty much signaled the end of the Cold War.
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break up

verb

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1 to cease to exist or cause to cease to exist as a group or organization
  • The band broke up when their arguments over money grew too stressful.
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2 to come to an end
  • The meeting broke up when all the business for the day had been completed.
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bite the dust

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3 to set or force apart
  • He broke up the rocks in the old stone wall with a crowbar, sending them tumbling to the ground.
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4 to yield to mental or emotional stress
  • likely to break up under pressure
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blow one's cool, fall apart, go off the deep end, go to pieces, lose it

5 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end
  • Police arrived at the scene and immediately broke up the fracas.
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have done with, put the kibosh on

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6 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly
  • Break up the feta cheese and spread it over the salad.
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7 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • If you break up during the skit, the audience will know that you're in on the joke.
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split one's sides

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