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milestonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmaɪl.stəʊn/ us   /ˈmaɪl.stoʊn/ UK also milepost
(Definition of milestone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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milestonenoun [C]

us   /ˈmɑɪlˌstoʊn/
an important event in the development or history of something or in someone’s life: We’ve been married now for 20 years, a real milestone.
(Definition of milestone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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milestonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmaɪlstəʊn/ us  
also milepost an important event in the development or history of something or in someone's life: The opening of a branch in New York represented an important milestone for the company.a milestone in sth They described the discovery as 'a milestone in medical research'.
a time when a piece of work must be finished or something must be achieved: In Monday mornings, we would set milestones for the week. If they don't meet the first milestone, you withdraw support.
(Definition of milestone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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