breakage

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break +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

breakage (countable and uncountable, plural breakages)

  1. The act of breaking.
  2. Something that has been broken.
    At the end of the party, there were two reported breakages.
  3. The left-over money in a parimutuel betting pool resulting from rounding off the payoffs, added to the pool for the next race or event or kept as profit.

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