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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreakagebreak‧age /ˈbreɪkɪdʒ/ noun  [countable, uncountable]DAMAGE something that someone breaks, especially when they must pay for it All breakages must be paid for.
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breakageThe problem-solving sessions began to generate ideas for fixing problems such as water leaks and glass breakage.The greater incidence of digestion on maxillary incisors can be attributed to the greater breakage of the maxillae.Hair is in a stretched state when wet, a wide-tooth comb reduces breakage by gently passing through hair.These breakages can occur anywhere in the plants, and the fragments can be large or small.The principal technical problems which had to be resolved were breakage due to heavy-duty service and abuse.
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