The breakdown of law and order in Pakistan has occurred over time.
He'll be warned that by striking at the regime's repressive apparatus, he'll be risking a breakdown in regime control.
The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
breakdown break·down (brāk'doun')
The act or process of failing to function or continue.
A typically sudden collapse in physical or mental health.
Disintegration or decomposition into parts or elements.