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It takes a level of commitment to breakthrough authentically.‘A different language’: Why venturing into meme-based marketing can be risky for brands|Kristina Monllos|August 28, 2020|Digiday
At the same time, though, under Cook’s stewardship, Apple has largely failed to come up with breakthrough successors to the iPhone.Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision|Rachel Schallom|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Lowe’s made big breakthroughs in the second quarter in markets where it has long lagged Home Depot, most notably the professional contract market and city stores.How Lowe’s CEO is overhauling its e-commerce to capitalize on the home projects boom|Phil Wahba|August 19, 2020|Fortune
The finding marks a major breakthrough in a search of almost 20 years, carried out in particle physics labs all over the world.CERN: Physicists Report the Discovery of Unique New Particle|Harry Cliff|July 15, 2020|Singularity Hub
The key to the breakthrough was a two-fold increase in the ground stations’ ability to collect entangled photons.China Takes Another Step Towards Uncrackable Quantum Communication|Edd Gent|June 15, 2020|Singularity Hub
After 18 months of secret talks, the president announces a diplomatic breakthrough that ends the last fight of the Cold War.Obama Realizes What 10 Presidents Didn’t: Isolating Cuba Doesn’t Work|Christopher Dickey|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While many today lament that iPhones and iPads have become almost extra limbs, for Hockney they were a breakthrough for his art.The Many Lives of Artist David Hockney|William O’Connor|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.Iran Nuke Deal: A Matter of War or Peace|Christopher Dickey|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so, in a lesser-known breakthrough, Edison went on to build the first electrical power station and system.From Edison to Jobs|The Daily Beast|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the 1972 breakthrough with China is a huge moment.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image?|Scott Porch|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, the two scientists were jubilant at this first breakthrough.Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X|Victor Appleton
A breakthrough in the use of colour lead to the hey day of romanticism and preparation for neo-impressionism.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
Sometimes a major breakthrough is achieved when the leaders are willing to be vulnerable.Marriage Enrichment Retreats|David Mace
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British Dictionary definitions for breakthrough
Other Idioms and Phrases with breakthrough
Penetrate a barrier or obstruction, as in They broke through the wall to get into the vault, or It won't be long before we break through the code and map all human genes. Used literally for going through a physical barrier since about 1400, this phrase began to be used figuratively in the late 1500s.