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record-breaking

adjective [usually before noun]
 
 
/ˈrekɔːdˌbreɪkɪŋ/ US   /ˈrekərdˌbreɪkɪŋ/
bigger in value, amount, or number, or better than anything that has happened before: We look forward to another record-breaking year in terms of growth next year. record-breaking sales/profitsa record-breaking $16 million/£900,000, etc. Last year the bank's CEO was awarded a record-breaking $53m bonus in cash, stock, and options.a record-breaking deal/performance The market slowed after a record-breaking performance earlier in the week.
(Definition of record-breaking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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