Meaning of “landmark” in the English Dictionary

"landmark" in British English

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landmarknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlænd.mɑːk/ us /ˈlænd.mɑːrk/

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

"landmark" in American English

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landmarknoun [ C ]

us /ˈlændˌmɑrk/

landmark noun [ C ] (PLACE)

a building or place that is easily recognized, esp. one that you can use to judge where you are:

I couldn’t pick out any familiar landmarks in the dark and got completely lost.

A landmark is also a building or other structure that is considered especially important as an example of its type:

a landmark skyscraper

landmark noun [ C ] (STAGE)

an important stage in the development of something:

The invention of the silicon chip is a landmark in the history of technology.

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

"landmark" in Business English

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landmarknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlændmɑːk/ us

an important stage in the development of something:

a landmark in sth The deal is a landmark in the company's rapid international expansion.
a landmark deal/decision/settlement The landmark deal secures 6,000 jobs and ends more than a week of protests and strikes.

(Definition of “landmark” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)