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breakthrough

noun [C]  us   /ˈbreɪkˌθru/
an important discovery or development that helps to solve a problem: The Polaroid camera was a technological breakthrough.
Translations of “breakthrough”
in Korean 돌파구…
in Arabic اختِراق…
in Portuguese avanço importante, progresso…
in Catalan avenç…
in Japanese 大発見, 解明, 打開…
in Italian svolta, passo avanti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重大進展, 突破…
in Russian прорыв…
in Turkish büyük hamle, önemli buluş, ilerleme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重大进展, 突破…
in Polish przełom…
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