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An ending of a relationship or partnership; a separation.‘the band came to an inevitable split-up’
separation, split, parting, parting of the ways, estrangement, rift, rupture, breachView synonyms
- ‘Mark wasn't coping very well with the split-up.’
- ‘The two companies may well emerge from the split-up at bargain prices.’
- ‘We have yet another surprising celebrity couple split-up to tell you about tonight.’
- ‘Once October has come and gone, no one is betting against a split-up.’
- ‘It looks like the new Hollywood trend - the inevitable celebrity split-up.’
- ‘It's really rare in a split-up for public opinion to be entirely with one person or the other.’
- ‘When I was going through the horrible messy split-up that happened in October and November of that year, it turned out that both Michael and Jason were two of the best friends anyone could hope for.’
- ‘He and wife Dina agreed to co-write a book about their split-up.’
- ‘"We need to set high standards in whole industries," Stern said when he announced the split-up.’
- ‘Parents who seek a divorce in his court must first attend a three-hour seminar on how the split-up will affect the children.’
- ‘The two of us decided to get a house together two years ago when we were both going through split-ups.’
- ‘She cites his frequent absence on film shoots as a reason for the split-up, but I find that a completely lame excuse.’
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