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breakup

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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

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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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4 to yield to mental or emotional stress

  • the sort of person who would be among the first to break up in a prisoner of war camp
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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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