breathtaking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"breathtaking" in British English

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breathtakingadjective

uk   us   /ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/
B2 extremelyexciting, ​beautiful, or ​surprising: The ​view from the ​top of the ​mountain is breathtaking. His ​performance is ​described in the ​paper as "a breathtaking ​display of ​physicalagility".
breathtakingly
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​violinsolo was breathtaking.
breathtakingly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈbreθˌteɪ·kɪŋ·li/
breathtakingly ​beautifulscenery
(Definition of breathtaking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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