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breakdown meaning and definition

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Definition of breakdown (noun)

  1. the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    • "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"
    • synonyms: dislocation
  2. a mental or physical breakdown
  3. a cessation of normal operation
  4. an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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