how to pronounce breakup

/ˈbɹɛɪkʌp/

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the above transcription of breakup is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

breakup frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word breakup occurs in english on average 5.6 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.

breakup is pronounced in two syllables

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bɹɛɪkʌp

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An example use of breakup in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… hotline leaves that the breakup of his …”

meanings of breakup

noun:

  1. The termination of a friendship, or a romantic relationship.
  2. The time of year during which winter ice covering bodies of water disintegrates, or more generally Spring.
  3. The act of breaking up; disintegration or division.
  4. A loss of emotional control; a breakdown.

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