Definition of record-breaking in English:

record-breaking

Syllabification: rec·ord-break·ing

adjective

  • Surpassing a record or best-ever achievement: the fair attracted a record-breaking 10,678 visitors
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    • Jack, emboldened by his record-breaking achievements on that tour, refused.
    • Mr Hempleman-Adams is thrilled at his latest record-breaking achievements.
    • That dedication has been at the root of his record-breaking achievements.

Derivatives

record-breaker

noun
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  • While it doesn't include a figure for 1998, industry-wide profits the year before that were $2 billion - making 1997, 2003 and 2004 all record-breakers.
  • They make the unlikeliest of record-breakers but these sportswomen are determined to beat inexperience and make the 3,000-mile journey from the Canaries to Barbados faster than any men.
  • Other runners, home long before us, clapped and cheered us on the final stretch as though we were record-breakers.

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