Definition of breakage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbreɪkɪdʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪkɪdʒ//
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] an object that has been broken The last time we moved house there were very few breakages.
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] the act of breaking something Wrap it up carefully to protect against breakage.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: breakage