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Definitions for breakthrough
ˈbreɪkˌθrubreak·through

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, breakthrough, findnoun

    a productive insight

  2. breakthroughnoun

    making an important discovery

  3. breakthroughnoun

    a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense

Wiktionary

  1. breakthroughnoun

    An advance through and past enemy lines (or vice versa).

  2. breakthroughnoun

    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.

  3. breakthroughnoun

    The penetration of the opposition defence

  4. breakthroughadjective

    Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.

    a breakthrough technological advance

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of breakthrough in a Sentence

  1. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    The work goes on. You are going to see ministers coming and going to maintain the momentum of these discussions. I don't think we're at any kind of breakthrough moment yet and we will do whatever we need to do to keep the momentum.

  2. Amy Edwards:

    If we want breakthrough cases to stop, then we need to have everybody else get vaccinated, so there's no virus in circulation and then it won't matter anymore.

  3. Mo Elleithee:

    They don't need a breakthrough moment at this point, they need an infrastructure — so that when he does have a breakthrough moment, he can capitalize on it and sustain it.

  4. Stephen Hawking:

    We believe that life arose spontaneously on Earth, so in an infinite universe, there must be other occurrences of life, somewhere in the cosmos, perhaps intelligent life might be watching these lights of ours, aware of what they mean. Or do our lights wander a lifeless cosmos, unseen beacons announcing that, here on one rock, the universe discovered its existence ? Either way, there is no better question. It's time to commit to finding the answer, to search for life beyond Earth. The Breakthrough initiatives are making that commitment. We are alive. We are intelligent. We must know.

  5. Kim Sang-jo:

    Samsung recognises that it has reached its limit on organic growth, and the company is going to turn to acquisitions abroad to achieve a breakthrough.

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