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Synonyms for breakdown

Synonyms for breakdown

a cessation of proper mechanical functions

an abrupt disastrous failure

a sudden sharp decline in mental, emotional, or physical health

the separation of a whole into its parts for study

Synonyms for breakdown

the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

a mental or physical breakdown

an analysis into mutually exclusive categories

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The TERCAP online instrument was adapted from the NCSBN instrument (with permission) and is utilized to identify practice issues, including nursing practice breakdown, normally investigated during the peer review process.
John Volle, senior manager of Equipment Breakdown Reinsurance Assumed.
The initial assessment for all skin issues utilizes the Skin Breakdown Assessment Sheet (see Figure 1).
International Breakdown has now come up with the following guidelines for people setting out to buy an older car.
Saga Breakdown Assistance helps more than 50,000 motorists a year and while eight out of ten breakdowns are repaired at the roadside, many cars still have to be taken to garages.
There are two key issues to make sure your breakdown cover is adequate.
The Flower of My Secret'' (1996): A woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown is the centerpiece of this examination of female empathy.
scouted for trenbolone's breakdown products--17-alpha and 17-beta trenbolone--in feedlot wastes.
Methods: Data were collected over a 15-month period from 347 patients on four in-patient units (PICU, medical-surgical, oncology, and adolescents) on skin breakdown using the AHCPR staging guidelines and compared to the total score on the Starkid SkinScale in order to determine its ability to predict skin breakdown.
A breakdown of the types of firearms used in these slayings is provided in Tables 28 and 34.
Tuberculosis (JPL bovis) herd breakdowns (2) had been recorded by the former Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
She asked me to gather information from project employees and create a work breakdown structure that aligned every program office employee's tasks to the AcqDemo mission.
The distance between them represents a prime example of social bonding breakdown.
NEARLY a third of all motorists have never had a breakdown, according to a new survey.
It should find future failures before they manifest themselves as breakdown of equipment or a component.