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falling-out

[faw-ling-out]
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noun, plural fall·ings-out, fall·ing-outs.
  1. a quarrel or estrangement between persons formerly in close association with one another.

Origin of falling-out

1560–70; nominalization of verb phrase fall out; see -ing1
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