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1. breakthrough

noun. ['ˈbreɪkˌθruː'] making an important discovery.

Synonyms

  • find
  • uncovering

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inability

Etymology

  • break (English)
  • breken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • through (English)
  • þruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word breakthrough


1. Noun, singular or mass
The person on the other end does not have to accept the breakthrough and can simply ignore your call.

Quotes containing the word breakthrough


1. We all hope for breakthrough rebirth moments.
- Dane Cook

2. Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.
- Naveen Jain

3. It's not because I want to make out with her."Hold on."He grabbed a pencil and scrawled excitedly at the paper as if he'd just made a mathematical breakthrough and then looked back up at me. "I just did some calculations, and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. breakthrough

noun. ['ˈbreɪkˌθruː'] a productive insight.

Synonyms

  • insight
  • find
  • brainstorm
  • discovery

Etymology

  • break (English)
  • breken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • through (English)
  • þruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. breakthrough

noun. ['ˈbreɪkˌθruː'] a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense.

Synonyms

  • penetration

Etymology

  • break (English)
  • breken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • through (English)
  • þruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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