Examples of milestone in a Sentence
the new drug was regarded as a milestone in the treatment of heart disease
Recent Examples of milestone from the Web
The only member to not have achieved the milestone so far is Louis Tomlinson, whose duet with Steve Aoki reached no.
The U.S. Army and Raytheon marked a milestone yesterday as an Apache helicopter demonstrated the first test firing of a high energy laser system from a military rotorcraft.
Just one day apart, former Arlington mayors Robert Cluck and Elzie Odom each celebrated a big milestone in his life.
The Fort Collins company made more beer in 2016 than the rest of the top 10 breweries in Colorado combined — and may hit another huge milestone this year.
Having a space to finally call its own when the theater opened its doors five years ago in the building at 1125 Merrillville Road was a milestone.
The University of Kansas Health System has reached a milestone in the construction of a $100 million facility on its Indian Creek campus in Overland Park.
The release of Wonder Woman marks a significant milestone for representation of women onscreen.
This year marks a milestone, with the Entertainment Software Association, the trade group that puts on E3, selling 15,000 tickets to the public and breaking open an event previously limited to a crowd of industry insiders.
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First Known Use of milestone
MILESTONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of milestone for English Language Learners
: a stone by the side of a road that shows the distance in miles to a specified place
: an important point in the progress or development of something : a very important event or advance
MILESTONE Defined for Kids
Definition of milestone for Students
1 : a stone by the side of a road showing the distance in miles to a given place
2 : an important point in progress or development His discovery was a major milestone in scientific research.
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