Meaning of “breathtaking” in the English Dictionary

"breathtaking" in British English

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breathtakingadjective

uk /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ us /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/
breathtakingly
adverb uk /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ.li/ us /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ.li/

The scenery was breathtakingly beautiful.

(Definition of “breathtaking” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breathtaking" in American English

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breathtakingadjective

us /ˈbreθˌteɪ·kɪŋ/

extremely good, beautiful, or exciting:

The violin solo was breathtaking.
breathtakingly
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ˈbreθˌteɪ·kɪŋ·li/

breathtakingly beautiful scenery

(Definition of “breathtaking” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)