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noun 
  1. a failure, particularly mechanical; something that has failed
We saw a by the side of the road.
  1. a lapse of mental stability
After so much stress, he simply suffered a and gave up.
  1. further detail or categorization
''Looking at the of the budget, I see a few items we could cut.
  1. (Chemistry:) Breaking of chemical bonds within a compound to produce simpler compounds or elements.
  2. a musical technique, by where the music is stripped down, becoming simpler, and can vary in heaviness depending on the genre
synonym: degradation
Etymology: break + down


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