Break-ground meaning

(literally) To begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.

They broke ground on the new library last month.

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(idiomatic) To initiate a new venture, or to advance beyond previous achievements.

The invention breaks ground in its programming and its structure.

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(nautical, of an anchor) To lift off the sea bottom when being weighed.
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