Definition of 'milestone'
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Last month the milestone was reached of one billion audio streams in a single week. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Three in five said they would be upset if they had not reached milestones by a certain age. The Sun (2016)It was the first time the Beatles had played in southern England and was intended to be an important career milestone. Times, Sunday Times (2017)People change their lifestyles more radically nowadays as the milestones of life go by. Positive Parent Power (1991)And the key to reaching the major milestone is apparently quite simple. The Sun (2016)You want to be there for all the important milestones. The Sun (2011)Was that milestone a significant moment for him? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The country has passed another milestone on the road to recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Being stuck at home may also contribute to delays in other key milestones in life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This month it passed an important milestone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a significant milestone in my life and for the combined force. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will be a milestone on the road back to normality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These were important milestones on the path to racial equality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Days like yesterday are major milestones on the road. The Sun (2016)Learning to share and realizing that all things are not meant for her are important milestones. Christianity Today (2000)The result is a milestone in the history of Western painting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact, it was a milestone in the history of mathematics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's incredible to see him get to the milestones in his life. The Sun (2012)The second milestone reached might be the beginning of the end of the wage stagnation afflicting middle-class workers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A significant milestone in social media is being passed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In its elegant use of shadows to hint at lurking dangers, the film is a milestone in the history of scary movies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'milestone'
British English: milestone NOUN
A milestone is an important event in the history or development of something or someone.
He said the launch of the party represented a milestone in the country's history.
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