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world-shattering Line breaks: world-shatter¦ing

Definition of world-shattering in English:


(In hyperbolic use) of supreme importance or having a momentous effect: world-shattering monumental events not much in the way of world-shattering news
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  • Some reporters get world-shattering scoops that change the course of history.
  • This is not, obviously, a world-shattering problem nor is it ever 100% solvable.
  • If a world-shattering story breaks then we have to make sure that journalists can continue to work.
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