Translation of breakaway in Spanish:

breakaway

Pronunciation: /ˈbreɪkəweɪ/

n

  • 1.1 (separation) ruptura (f), escisión (f); (before noun/delante del nombre) [faction/group] disidente, escindido
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    • It met with a fierce response from software libre developers, with talk of creating a breakaway organization that could set royalty-free standards.
    • He said that players could well band together and try to buy back the world at the company's bankruptcy hearing - and then run it themselves as a breakaway republic.
    • It urged the EU to recognize the breakaway republics.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] escapada (feminine)
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    • Despite some very hard attacks in the final laps of the races, and small breakaways coming from those attacks, the peloton still came into the last kilometer complete.
    • They continued to control matters and doubled their advantage in the 67th minute, ironically on a breakaway from a promising attack led by Mark Betts.
    • Prat was well up in the ensuing forward breakaway, and it was he who scored his side's second try.
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    • ‘I feel I've matured both physically and mentally,’ says the little breakaway, in a relaxed mood ahead of the second Sale warm-up match.
    1.3 (person) [Politics/Política] disidente (masculine and feminine) the breakaways [Sport/Deporte] los escapados

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