Definition of groundbreaking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡraʊn(d)breɪkɪŋ/


Innovative; pioneering: groundbreaking research into fertility problems
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  • Some disciplines are pioneering groundbreaking research on ethical behaviour.
  • Granted, good history need not always be based on groundbreaking research.
  • Professors have been grown to do one thing well and that is groundbreaking research.



Pronunciation: /ˈɡraʊn(d)breɪkə/
Example sentences
  • She's an innovator, a groundbreaker and she's the best in her field.
  • They're the groundbreakers and the pathfinders.
  • You know, I certainly look to the women who were here before I was here, women who were groundbreakers.

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