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  • noun
    An instance of breaking or bursting suddenly and completely. (a small hairline crack could develop into a rupture)
    A breach of a harmonious relationship. (the rupture with his father would never be healed)
    (especially of a pipe or container, or bodily part such as an organ or membrane) break or burst suddenly. (if the main artery ruptures he could die)
    Breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation) (once trust and confidence has been ruptured it can be difficult to regain)


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