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"record-breaking" in British English

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record-breakingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈrek.ɔːdˌbreɪ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˈrek.ɚdˌbreɪ.kɪŋ/
(Definition of record-breaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"record-breaking" in American English

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record-breakingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈrek·ərdˌbreɪ·kɪŋ/
better or more extreme than anything that has come before: This is going to be a record-breaking year for the company.
(Definition of record-breaking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"record-breaking" in Business English

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record-breakingadjective [usually before noun]

uk   /ˈrekɔːdˌbreɪkɪŋ/  us   /ˈrekərdˌbreɪkɪŋ/
bigger in value, amount, or number, or better than anything that has happened before: We look forward to another record-breaking year in terms of growth next year. record-breaking sales/profitsa record-breaking $16 million/£900,000, etc. Last year the bank's CEO was awarded a record-breaking $53m bonus in cash, stock, and options.a record-breaking deal/performance The market slowed after a record-breaking performance earlier in the week.
(Definition of record-breaking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “record-breaking”
in Arabic تَحْطيم الرَّقَم القياسي…
in Korean 전례없는…
in Portuguese recorde…
in Catalan sense precedents…
in Japanese 新記録の, 記録破りの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破纪录的…
in Turkish rekor kıran…
in Russian рекордный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破紀錄的…
in Italian record, che batte il record…
in Polish rekordowy…
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