break the record

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Definition of break the record

: to perform better than anyone or anything else or to achieve something no other person or thing has achieved He broke the record for the high jump.

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“Break the record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20the%20record. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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