break down

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • phrasal verb to stop working because of mechanical failure
  • phrasal verb to show all the items in a total list of costs or expenditure

Information & Library Science

  • verb to separate something into smaller parts so that it is easier to deal with

Medical

  • verb to experience a sudden physical or psychological illness
  • verb to split or cause to split into smaller chemical components, as in the digestion of food

Military

Politics

  • verb to show the details section by section
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