Breakthroughs



a military movement or advance all the way through and beyond an enemy’s front-line defense.
an act or instance of removing or surpassing an obstruction or restriction; the overcoming of a stalemate:
The president reported a breakthrough in the treaty negotiations.
any significant or sudden advance, development, achievement, or increase, as in scientific knowledge or diplomacy, that removes a barrier to progress:
The jet engine was a major breakthrough in air transport.
constituting a breakthrough:
engineered with breakthrough technology; Critics called it a breakthrough film.
Contemporary Examples

Jay Leno’s Painful Comeback Lee Siegel March 1, 2010
Steele’s Senate Forefather John Avlon February 7, 2009
Taliban’s Quetta Shura Meet in Islamabad to Press for Peace Ron Moreau October 31, 2013
Charles James Brings Ball Gowns Back to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Erin Cunningham May 5, 2014
Giving Talks The Best Chance Possible Matt Duss August 7, 2013
The Price of Recovery Robert Hormats February 23, 2009
Tesla’s Radical Patent Move is a Plot to Take Over the Road Daniel Gross June 14, 2014
Warren Berger Tells How to Ask a ‘Beautiful Question’ Scott Goodson March 7, 2014
Growth Stocks The Daily Beast October 16, 2014

Historical Examples

Mining Laws of Ohio, 1921 Anonymous

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