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English definition of “breakout”

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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