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break offphrasal verb
- 1to become separated from something as a result of force The back section of the plane had broken off.
- 2to stop speaking or stop doing something for a time He broke off in the middle of a sentence.
- 1to separate something, using force She broke off a piece of chocolate and gave it to me.
- 2 to end something suddenly Britain threatened to break off diplomatic relations. They've broken off their engagement.