Definition of 'break up'
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Translations for 'break up'
British English: break up /breɪk ʌp/ VERB
When something breaks up or when you break it up, it separates or is divided into several smaller parts.
Break up the chocolate and melt it.
- American English: break up
- Arabic: يُجَزِّأ
- Brazilian Portuguese: romper
- Chinese: 打碎
- Croatian: raskomadati
- Czech: rozpadnout se
- Danish: knuse afslutte forhold
- Dutch: in stukken breken
- European Spanish: separar
- Finnish: jakaa osiin suhteesta tms.
- French: briser
- German: abbrechen
- Greek: θρυμματίζω ερωτική σχέση
- Italian: spezzare
- Japanese: ばらばらにする
- Korean: 부수다
- Norwegian: bryte opp
- Polish: złamać
- European Portuguese: dividir
- Romanian: a sparge
- Russian: ломать
- Spanish: romper
- Swedish: göra slut
- Thai: แตกเป็นชิ้นเล็กชิ้นน้อย
- Turkish: ayrılmak
- Ukrainian: розбивати(ся)
- Vietnamese: bẻ, tách ra
Definition of break up from the Collins English Dictionary
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