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synonyms for breakaway

  • breakup
  • separation
  • defection
  • dissension
  • disunion
  • division
  • parting
  • rift
  • rupture
  • schism
  • split
  • disaffiliation
  • exiting
  • splinter group
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antonyms for breakaway

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  • agreement
  • closing
  • closure
  • juncture
  • peace
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How to use breakaway in a sentence

His platform argued for the cultivation of a stronger relationship between the democratic self-ruled island and Mainland China, which views Taiwan as a breakaway province that must be brought back under its control—by force if necessary.
WILL FOXCONN BILLIONAIRE TERRY GOU’S COVID-19 VACCINE DEAL BRING TAIWAN CLOSER TO CHINA?NATALIE TSO/TAIPEIJULY 26, 2021TIME
In a stage with an early breakaway, maybe no one really needed to max out their five-second power.
THE NEW SCIENCE OF “FATIGUE RESISTANCE”ALEX HUTCHINSONAPRIL 23, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He made 15 saves in the first period, including on a breakaway chance and subsequent rebound attempt from Mathew Barzal in the final two minutes.
CAPITALS OPEN CRITICAL SERIES AGAINST THE ISLANDERS WITH A SHOOTOUT VICTORYSAMANTHA PELLAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ryan, Grace, Tony, you’re the only ones I want to form a breakaway league with.
THE SUPER LEAGUE WAS THE WRONG SOLUTION TO A REAL PROBLEMTONY CHOW (TONY.CHOW@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 21, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Sky Sports commentator Gary Neville, who had a lengthy playing career for breakaway team Manchester United, was among the most prominent voices of dissent early on.
THE BRIEF LIFE AND SPECTACULAR FALL OF THE SUPER LEAGUEMATT BONESTEELAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s a clear takeaway from the mooted formation of the Super League, a breakaway soccer competition launched with great fanfare over the weekend and apparently now already at risk of collapse 48 hours later, after fans and players revolted.
EUROPEAN SOCCER'S AMERICAN OWNERS TRIED TO FORM A U.S.-STYLE 'SUPER LEAGUE.' IT HASN'T GONE WELLSEAN GREGORYAPRIL 20, 2021TIME
As protests erupted across America and the world following the death of George Floyd, one city stood out as a surprising breakaway.
WHERE IS THE NEXT MLK?SEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 9, 2021OZY
Garnet Hathaway’s breakaway about midway through the frame was Washington’s best chance.
CAPITALS STUMBLE OUT OF THE GATE AT HOME, CAN’T CATCH UP TO BRUINSSAMANTHA PELLAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Vanecek nearly let in Pastrnak's early breakaway opportunity, but his shot hit the post before it hit off the goalie's back and then hit the post again before it was covered up.
CAPITALS BEAT BRUINS IN A SHOOTOUT, MAKING FOR A HAPPY ZDENO CHARA HOMECOMINGSAMANTHA PELLMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The veteran goaltender stopped three or four high-danger chances in a six-minute span in the first 20-minute period, including Vrana’s partial breakaway.
FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE CAPITALS’ FINAL SCRIMMAGE OF TRAINING CAMPSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKAWAY

  • breakaway
  • breakup
  • defection
  • disaffiliation
  • dissension
  • disunion
  • division
  • exiting
  • parting
  • rift
  • rupture
  • schism
  • separation
  • splinter group
  • split
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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