Business Dictionary :
Break and Breakages

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Break : noun : short space of time when you can rest

• She typed for two hours without a break.

Coffee Break or Tea Break = rest time during work when the workers can drink coffee or tea

Break : verb :

(a) To fail to carry out the duties of a contract

• The company has broken the contract or the agreement.

• To break an engagement to do something. = not to do what has been agreed

(b) To cancel (a contract)

• The company is hoping to be able to break the contract.

NOTE : breaking : broke : has broken

Breakages : plural noun : breaking of items

• Customers are expected to pay for breakages.

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