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English definition of “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 / profits a 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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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