Definitions for breakthroughˈbreɪkˌθru
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a significant or sudden advance, development, etc., as in scientific knowledge.
an act or instance of removing or surpassing an obstruction or restriction.
a military advance through and beyond an enemy's defense.
Origin of breakthrough:
discovery, breakthrough, find(noun)
a productive insight
making an important discovery
a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a discovery resulting in progress; = advance
a breakthrough in cancer research
An advance through and past enemy lines (or vice versa).
Any major progress; such as a great innovation or discovery that overcomes a significant obstacle.
Albert Einstein is credited with making some of the greatest breakthroughs in modern physics.
The penetration of the opposition defence
Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.
a breakthrough technological advance
Proriv, also known as "International Youth Corporation and People’s Democratic Party «PRORIV!»" is a political youth movement and political party in Transnistria whose methods are allegedly modelled on pro-western organizations Otpor!, Kmara and other participants of colour revolutions in the post-Soviet states. Originally it was founded in 2005 as a political youth organization part of the "international" pro-Russian Proriv organization. A year later, on June 2, 2006, the Transnistrian branch of Proriv formally registered itself as a political party. It uses yellow as its political color and the famous B&W photo of Communist guerrilla fighter Che Guevara as a symbol. It is associated with the 'Che Guevara High School for Political Leadership' in Tiraspol, which was established to provide training for young political activists. Its head is Dmitriy Soin, a sociologist and former officer of the Transnistrian ministry of state security. Roman Konoplev, a well-known Russian publicist, took part in formulating ideological documents of the Party. Chairman of the party is Aleksandr Gorelovskiy, the youth movement has a mostly slav female leadership, with Alena Arshinova.
Translations for breakthrough
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sudden solution of a problem leading to further advances, especially in science.
- اختراق، تطوّر فجائي في حل مشكلهArabic
- внезапен голям напредъкBulgarian
- avançoPortuguese (BR)
- zásadní objev, průlomCzech
- der DurchbruchGerman
- gennembrud; fremskridtDanish
- επαναστατική ανακάλυψη (συν. στην επιστήμη)Greek
- avance, descubrimiento, invento decisivoSpanish
- پیشرفت یا کشف مهمFarsi
- פְּרִיצַת דֶרֶךHebrew
- अचानक प्रगतिHindi
- passo avanti, conquistaItalian
- 돌파, 타개Korean
- pēkšņs atklājumsLatvian
- kejayaan besarMalay
- gjennombrudd, gjennomslagNorwegian
- پیشرفت یا کشف مهمPersian
- پرمختګ یا مهم کشفPashto
- realizare, progresRomanian
- достижение, прорывRussian
- náhly krok vpredSlovak
- önemli buluşTurkish
- 突破Chinese (Trad.)
- велике досягнення, проривUkrainian
- اچانک کامیابیUrdu
- sự đột pháVietnamese
- 突破Chinese (Simp.)
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