What is another word for breakaway?

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[ bɹˈe͡ɪkəwˌe͡ɪ], [ bɹˈe‍ɪkəwˌe‍ɪ], [ b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_k_ə_w_ˌeɪ]

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How to use "Breakaway" in context?

In professional sports, a "breakaway" is an event in which a player or team gains an advantage due to their speed and apparent ability to escape the defensive lines of their opponents. A breakaway may also occur when a player makes a spectacular individual effort to outrun their opponents or gain an advantageous position.

A breakaway must be successfully completed in order for the player or team to attain a scoring advantage. If the breakaway is successfully completed, the player or team is awarded a point, based on the rules of the particular sport.

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