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.
Absent a breakdown in the actual daily money market, which we saw in the fall of 2008 and into 2009, that is not looming.
“Flavor,” Cocalis notes, “is much more dependent on proteolysis, or the breakdown of proteins,” than mere appearance.
Dying is that breakdown in an organism which throws it out of correspondence with some necessary part of the environment.
"We've had a breakdown," remarked Andy, and he seemed quite humiliated.
Fair results shown during first year, but a breakdown occurred during the second year, and cracking and scaling resulted.
This breakdown of the individuality of the phantom voices is very characteristic.
But the instant Arnold repairs the breakdown, your little experiment is over!
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.