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breakout

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈbreɪkaʊt/
very successful, especially when compared to something else: They described 2008 as a breakout year for European technology firms.
relating to a meeting of one or more small groups that are part of a larger group: The CEO gave a speech in the morning, and breakout sessions followed in the afternoon. The conference centre has eight break-out rooms.
(Definition of breakout adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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