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breakdown
'breɪk,daʊn
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue.
  2. An analysis into mutually exclusive categories.
  3. A cessation of normal operation.
  4. A mental or physical breakdown.
Hyphenationbreak•down
Part of Speech(名) noun
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崩溃bēngkuìto collapse; to crumble; to fall apart
故障gùzhàngmalfunction; breakdown; defect; shortcoming; fault; failure; impediment; error; bug (in software)
崩坏bēnghuàicrash; breakdown (of social values etc); burst; to crumble; to collapse
细数xìshǔcount-down; breakdown; to list; to enumerate; to run through
分列fēnlièto divide into rows; to identify subcategories; to break down into constituent parts; breakdown; disaggregation
nièto seize with the hand; to grasp; to advance; to breakdown
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