Breakaway - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbreɪkəweɪ|  American pronunciation of the word breakaway
Brit.  |ˈbreɪkəweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word breakaway

noun

- the act of breaking away or withdrawing from

adjective

- having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude(syn: fissiparous, separatist)

Examples

A breakaway faction formed a new party.

They held talks with representatives of the breakaway faction.

He led a breakaway from the Communist Party.

His work marks a breakaway from traditional building styles.

there was a breakaway by the discontented members

Hundreds of miners joined the breakaway union.

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