breakaway


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break·a·way

 (brāk′ə-wā′)
adj.
1. Designed to break, bend, or fall apart easily upon impact, especially to create an illusion, as with a theater prop, or for safety, as with a highway sign or barrier.
2. Severing or having severed alliance with another entity, policy, or attitude: a group of breakaway political reformers.
n.
1. One that breaks away.
2. The act of breaking away, especially:
a. An offensive play in a team sport such as ice hockey in which a player with the ball or puck advances ahead of the defenders toward the goal.
b. A burst of speed by a competitor or group of competitors in a race to break free of the pack.
3. An object designed to break away.

breakaway

(ˈbreɪkəˌweɪ)
n
1.
a. loss or withdrawal of a group of members from an association, club, etc
b. (as modifier): a breakaway faction.
2. (Soccer) sport
a. a sudden attack, esp from a defensive position, in football, hockey, etc
b. an attempt to get away from the rest of the field in a race
3. (Rugby) sport
a. a sudden attack, esp from a defensive position, in football, hockey, etc
b. an attempt to get away from the rest of the field in a race
4. (Agriculture) Austral a stampede of cattle, esp at the smell of water
vb (intr, adverb)
5. (often foll by from) to leave hastily or escape
6. to withdraw or secede
7. (Athletics (Track & Field)) sport to make a breakaway
8. horse racing to start prematurely

break•a•way

(ˈbreɪk əˌweɪ)

n.
1. an act or instance of breaking away; secession; separation.
2. a person or thing that breaks away.
3. an object, as a theatrical prop, constructed so that it breaks or falls apart easily, esp. upon impact.
adj.
4. of or designating something that separates or secedes: the breakaway faction of the party.
5. built so as to come apart easily: breakaway highway signposts.
[1885–95]

breakaway

1. The onset of a condition in which the shock front moves away from the exterior of the expanding fireball produced by the explosion of a nuclear weapon.
2. (DOD only) After completion of attack, turn to heading as directed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breakaway - the act of breaking away or withdrawing from; "there was a breakaway by the discontented members"; "a breaking away from family and neighborhood"
secession, withdrawal - formal separation from an alliance or federation
Adj.1.breakaway - having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; "a breakaway faction"
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

breakaway

Translations
läpiajo
kontring

breakaway

[ˈbreɪkəweɪ]
A. ADJ [group etc] → disidente
B. N (Sport) → escapada f
C. CPD breakaway state N (Pol) → estado m independizado

breakaway

[ˈbreɪkəweɪ] adj [group] → dissident(e)

breakaway

n
(Pol) → Abfall m; (of state also)Loslösung f
(Sport) → Aus- or Durchbruch m
(US Sport: = false start) → Fehlstart m
adj groupSplitter-

breakaway

[ˈbreɪkəˌweɪ] adj (group) → scissionista, dissidente
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Every instant of it was intense watchfulness, while the breakaway was still more dangerous.
The Presbyterian Church Witt and Envision Witt are again teaming up to sponsor a free Summer Breakaway program for students who have attended Kindergarten through 5th grade this school year and live in Witt and surrounding areas.
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That breakaway kept the party of Clem Attlee, Harold Wilson and Neil Kinnock out of power for more than 18 years and gave rise to New Labour under Tony Blair.
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Astana's Nielsen outsprinted Jon Izagirre of Bahrain-Merida and Bauke Mollema of Trek-Segafredo, the first three home from a 29-man breakaway which had been allowed to get away by the peloton.
World champion Peter Sagan got into the breakaway and he took third place in the day's intermediate sprint to all but wrap up the points classification - receiving his 100th green jersey at the finish.
Mayroong mga reklamo na may korapsyon at tine-threaten daw itong breakaway members (Within their organization, it appears they are slowly breaking apart because there is discontent.