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breakthrough

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbreɪkθruː/
an important discovery or event that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem: breakthrough in sth The development of digital imagery was a breakthrough in computer technology.achieve/make a breakthrough At last a breakthrough in negotiations has been achieved. a major/real/significant 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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