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  • v  to cause to separate and go in different directions
  • v  discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • v  come apart
  • v  break violently or noisily; smash;
  • v  make a break in
  • v  cause to go into a solution
  • v  suffer a nervous breakdown
  • v  take apart into its constituent pieces
  • v  destroy the completeness of a set of related items
  • v  set or keep apart
  • v  attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
  • v  release ice
  • v  close at the end of a session
  • v  bring the association of to an end or cause to break up
  • v  come to an end
  • v  break or cause to break into pieces
  • v  cause to separate
  • v  separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
  • v  laugh unrestrainedly
News & Articles

  • Tens of thousands gather at pro-Erdogan rally in Istanbul
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's supporters massed at a rally in Istanbul on Sunday, as riot police fired tear gas to break up pockets of anti-government protesters in the city centerseveral kilometers away. "We are the silent majority, not the riff-raff who are trying to frighten us," Ruveyda Alkan, 32, said among the sea of Erdogan's AK Party ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Third man arrested in attack of man who tried to break up a fight in Gulfport
    GULFPORT -- Police have arrested a third person wanted in the attack of a man who tried to break up a fight between two females.
    June 15, 2013 - The Biloxi Sun Herald
  • Baysox break up B-Mets win streak
    The Baysox break up the B-Mets six-game win streak Friday with a 6-3 win.
    June 15, 2013 - YNN Syracuse

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