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split-up

[split-uhp] /ˈsplɪtˌʌp/
noun
1.
a splitting or separating into two or more parts.
2.
a separation or dissociation of two groups or people.
3.
Commerce. a process of reorganizing a corporate structure whereby all the capital stock and assets are exchanged for those of two or more newly established companies, resulting in the liquidation of the parent corporation.
Compare spin-off (def 1), split-off (def 3).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; noun use of verb phrase split up
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split-up

noun
  1. An angry separation: Me and the old man had a split-up (1908+)
  2. A divorce or legal separation of a married couple (1975+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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