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English definition of “breathtaking”

breathtaking

adjective uk   /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ us  
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".
breathtakingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The scenery was breathtakingly beautiful.
(Definition of breathtaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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