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"groundbreaking" in British English

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groundbreakingadjective

(also ground-breaking) uk   /ˈɡraʊndˌbreɪ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡraʊndˌbreɪ.kɪŋ/
If something is groundbreaking, it is very new and a big change from other things of its type: His latest movie is interesting, but not groundbreaking.
(Definition of groundbreaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"groundbreaking" in American English

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groundbreakingadjective

 us   /ˈɡrɑʊndˌbreɪ·kɪŋ/
original and important; showing a new way of doing or thinking about things: This groundbreaking work changed the way historians looked at slavery.
(Definition of groundbreaking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"groundbreaking" in Business English

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groundbreakingadjective

uk   us   /ˈɡraʊndˌbreɪkɪŋ/
new and likely to have an effect on how things are done in the future: a groundbreaking discovery groundbreaking work/research/studies a groundbreaking agreement/deal
(Definition of groundbreaking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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