French translation of 'breakthrough'
(= important achievement) percée f
to make a breakthrough [scientist] faire une découverte capitale; [company, entrepreneur] faire une percée
The company looks poised to make a significant breakthrough in China. La compagnie semble prête à faire une percée significative sur le marché chinois.
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-this week, Doctor Dillamond made some sort of a scientific breakthrough.WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST (1995)
But without something meatier than Tandy's claim to have seen them, he couldn't hope for a breakthrough.PASSION IN THE PEAK (1995)
My latest information is that we might have a real breakthrough.THE ENDLESS GAME (1995)
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British English: breakthrough NOUN
A breakthrough is an important development or achievement.
The scientist described a medical breakthrough in cancer treatment.
Translation of breakthrough from the Collins English to French Dictionary