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"landmark" in British English

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landmarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈlænd.mɑːk/ us   /ˈlænd.mɑːrk/
  • landmark noun [C] (STAGE)

C2 an important stage in something's development: The invention of the silicon chip was a landmark in the history of the computer. In a landmark case/decision, the governor pardoned a woman convicted of killing her husband, who had physically abused her.
(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)
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