Breakthrough meaning

brākthro͝o
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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.

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The definition of a breakthrough is overcoming something and having an achievement.

An example of a breakthrough is making a difficult new discovery for curing a disease.

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An act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction.
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Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.

A breakthrough technological advance.

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A major achievement or success that permits further progress, as in technology.
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(military) An advance through and past enemy lines.
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A strikingly important advance or discovery.
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(sports) The penetration of the opposition defence.
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The act, result, or place of breaking through against resistance, as in warfare.
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A military offensive that penetrates an enemy's lines of defense.
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Origin of breakthrough