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 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. According to newspaper reports the organisation is financed by Transnistrian authorities and the mentor of the organisation is Dmitriy Soin, who is wanted by Interpol The organization supports the continuation of the republic's independence which was declared on September 2, 1990 and rejects any talk of potential reunification with Moldova.
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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