breakup

Definitions of breakup
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n coming apart

Synonyms:
detachment, separation
Examples:
Great Schism
the period from 1378 to 1417 during which there were two papacies in the Roman Catholic Church, one in Rome and one in Avignon
Types:
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breach, break, falling out, rift, rupture, severance
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
break
the occurrence of breaking
schism
the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
snap
a sudden breaking
Type of:
alteration, change, modification
an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

n the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)

Synonyms:
dissolution
Types:
splitsville
separation or breakup or divorce
annulment, invalidation
(law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
dissolution of marriage
an annulment of a marriage
Type of:
conclusion, ending, termination
the act of ending something

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