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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreakawaybreak‧a‧way1 /ˈbreɪkəweɪ/ adjective   breakaway group/party/movement
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breakawayOn Friday night, he missed a breakaway dunk.The revenue-neutral requirement was included in state law in 1992 by financially strapped counties worried that breakaway efforts would be money-driven.But during this season, which has failed to turn up one bona fide breakaway hit, it seems harder than ever.Feb. 23-Chechen nationalists plan to hold mass demonstrations in Grozny, capital of the breakaway republic.McElroy has the breakaway speed that seems to have eluded Hearst since knee surgery during his rookie season.The team s only work on the ground is in the relatively peaceful breakaway states of Somaliland and Puntland.
breakawaybreakaway2 noun [singular]  1 a situation in which some people leave a group or organization after a disagreement and start a new group or organizationbreakaway from He led a breakaway from the Communist Party.2 a change from the usual or accepted way of doing somethingbreakaway from His work marks a breakaway from traditional building styles.
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breakawayHe missed his career high by one, giving away the chance when alone on a breakaway.Available at a small charge and with special supervision given, the spa can provide you with a healthy breakaway in Amsterdam.A beautiful social breakaway from the strict bouncer dominated norm of the suit and tie disco.Messier took off on the breakaway with Jozef Stumpel chasing him and beat Ranford with a top-shelf backhander.Ultimately, a valley breakaway could require a vote of the people.
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