breakout - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈbreɪkaʊt/
singularbreakout
pluralbreakouts
  1. 2
    one of several groups that a larger group of people has divided into to discuss something, especially at a conference

    a breakout session

  2. 3
    a sudden appearance of a disease

    the 1998 BSE breakout