how to pronounce breakaway


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breakaway is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of breakaway in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we've got a breakaway oh and he pulls it …”

meanings of breakaway


  1. The act of breaking away from something.
  2. A particular yo-yo trick .
  3. An animal that breaks away from a herd.
  4. A swing dance in which the leader occasionally swings the follower out into an open position.
  5. A group of riders which has gone ahead of the peloton.
  6. A stampede of animals.
  7. An eroding steep slope on the edge of a plateau.
  8. A situation in the game where one or more players of a team attack towards the goal of the other team without having any defenders in front of them.
  9. The act of getting away from one's opponent; the separation of the boxers after a spell of infighting.


  1. Capable of breaking off without damaging the larger structure. a breakaway wall.
  2. Occurring during or as a result of a breakaway (see Noun).
  3. Having broken away from a larger unit. The breakaway republic is slowly establishing order and civil society.
  4. Enjoying rapid popular success.

breakaway frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word breakaway occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics breakaway can be related to

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1) people, society, and culture;

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