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English definition of “breathtaking”

breathtaking

adjective     /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/
B2 extremely exciting, beautiful, or surprising: The view from the top of the mountain is breathtaking. His performance is described in the paper as 'a breathtaking display of physical agility'.Exciting and interestingSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset breathtakingly     /-li/ adverb The scenery was breathtakingly beautiful.Exciting and interestingSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of breathtaking adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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