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breakoff

or break-off

[breyk-awf, ‐of] /ˈbreɪkˌɔf, ‐ˌɒf/
noun
1.
a discontinuation, especially abrupt, as of relations.
2.
the action of breaking off.
Origin of breakoff
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; noun use of verb break off (in the sense “to stop sudddenly”)
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