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abruption

[uh-bruhp-shuh n] /əˈbrʌp ʃən/
noun
1.
a sudden breaking off.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin abruptiōn- (stem of abruptiō). See abrupt, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for abruption

abruption

/əˈbrʌpʃən/
noun
1.
a breaking off of a part or parts from a mass
Word Origin
C17: from Latin abruptio; see abrupt
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