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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Making an important discovery; A penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense; A productive insight..

Usage examples (36)
  • Behind every technological breakthrough there lies a dream
  • Therapists use the term breakthrough a lot, and it was one, but it's still a bit tender.
  • SECRETARY ALBRIGHT: Well, first of all, I think -- the term breakthrough I think gets overused.
  • Yesterday, Iran announced what it calls a breakthrough in its effort to enrich uranium. for more
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