record-breaking


record-breaking
adjective
surpassing any previously established record
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a record-breaking high jump

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record-breaking crowds

Similar to: ↑best

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adj, always used before a noun
: better, greater, higher, etc., than any other in the past : beyond any previous record

a record-breaking high jump

The outdoor concert drew a record-breaking crowd to the park. [=the largest crowd to ever be at the park]

record breaker noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]

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ˈrecord-breaking ; adjective only before noun

a record-breaking jump

Main entry:record-breakerderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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