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milestone

noun

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a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs
  • the new drug was regarded as a milestone in the treatment of heart disease

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The first known use of milestone was in 1662

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“Milestone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/milestone. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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