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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybreak with
he/she/itbreaks with
present participlebreaking with
past tensebroke with
past participlebroken with
  1. 1
    break with someone/something to leave a group of people, usually because of a disagreement
    That was the year he broke with the Labour Party.
  2. 2
    break with something if someone breaks with the past or with tradition, they start doing things in a completely new way
    Some women broke with tradition by going to study abroad.
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