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  Definition of breakdown
  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"
  2. an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
  3. a cessation of normal operation; "there was a power breakdown"
  4. a mental or physical breakdown
Similar Words: dislocation, partitioning, equipment failure, crack-up

 

Hyponyms: resolution, resolving, brake failure, engine failure, misfire, dud, outage, power outage, power failure, fault, nervous breakdown

 

Derivational Morphology: break down, crush, dislocate, displace, analyze, analyse, dissect, take apart, fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse, lose it, snap

 

 
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