groundbreaking

adjective ground·break·ing \ ˈgrau̇n(d)-ˌbrā-kiŋ \

Definition of groundbreaking

: introducing new ideas or methods
  • has written a groundbreaking work

Examples of groundbreaking in a Sentence

  1. She was honored for her groundbreaking work in nuclear physics.

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First Known Use of groundbreaking

1907


GROUNDBREAKING Defined for English Language Learners

groundbreaking

adjective

Definition of groundbreaking for English Language Learners

  • : introducing new ideas or methods



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