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synonyms for breakthrough

  • boost
  • development
  • discovery
  • finding
  • gain
  • hike
  • improvement
  • leap
  • progress
  • find
  • increase
  • invention
  • rise
  • quantum leap
  • step forward
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antonyms for breakthrough

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • loss
  • step back
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How to use breakthrough in a sentence

It takes a level of commitment to breakthrough authentically.
‘A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE’: WHY VENTURING INTO MEME-BASED MARKETING CAN BE RISKY FOR BRANDSKRISTINA MONLLOSAUGUST 28, 2020DIGIDAY
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 VISIONRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
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 BOOMPHIL WAHBAAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
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 PARTICLEHARRY CLIFFJULY 15, 2020SINGULARITY 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 COMMUNICATIONEDD GENTJUNE 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
At the level of algorithms, the path to improvements is less clear, because breakthroughs tend to rely on human ingenuity and tend to be specific to a particular problem.
COMPUTING POWER CAN KEEP GROWING AS MOORE’S LAW WINDS DOWN. HERE’S HOWEDD GENTJUNE 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
While it is still a long road to converting this breakthrough into a working chip, it’s a significant step towards the future of high-performance CNT computing.
CARBON NANOTUBE TRANSISTORS MAY SOON GIVE WANING MOORE’S LAW A BOOSTEDD GENTJUNE 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Each new breakthrough requires a big jump in computing power, but later models are tweaked and tuned, such that successor algorithms can do as well or better with less computing power.
MICROSOFT JUST BUILT A WORLD-CLASS SUPERCOMPUTER EXCLUSIVELY FOR OPENAIJASON DORRIERMAY 31, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Key to the breakthrough was an ingenious way of implanting photosensors into a dome-shaped artificial retina.
A NEW BIONIC EYE COULD GIVE ROBOTS AND THE BLIND 20/20 VISIONEDD GENTMAY 22, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
I think what the breakthrough was, was sort of this audience we felt was underserved, tied to this idea that we aren’t making movies for just families and just for kids.
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKTHROUGH

  • advancement
  • amelioration
  • betterment
  • boost
  • break
  • breakthrough
  • buildup
  • development
  • enrichment
  • furtherance
  • gain
  • go-ahead
  • growth
  • headway
  • increase
  • progress
  • promotion
  • rise
  • step
  • up
  • upgrade
  • upping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.