Meaning of “record-breaking” in the English Dictionary

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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/profits
a 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)