path-breaking


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path-breaking

Novel, innovative, and unprecedented; establishing a new standard for the future. The narration in this novel is truly path-breaking—I've never read anything like it! We've had some really path-breaking legislation this year that will influence the laws in this nation for decades to come.

path-breaking

mainly AMERICAN
You describe someone's achievement as path-breaking when they have done something completely different and new which will affect the way in which things are done or considered in the future. Russia's Parliament today approved a path-breaking measure that gives individual farmers a right to buy and sell their own land. Path-breaking work in computing is always risky. Note: You can refer to someone who achieves something path-breaking as a path-breaker. Any male Scot who can make an actor's living for two decades out of being funny and vulnerable, has to be considered a path-breaker. Note: You can also say that people break new paths. Traditional 18-to-22-year-old students are also breaking new paths.
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We are proud to capture some facets of their journey while undertaking this path-breaking mission for India.
Issuing a statement on the tabling of UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka, he stated that the country has achieved a path-breaking success in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva at the current 30th Session.
and Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook will be seen taking centre stage and delivering path-breaking talks.
Conducted by the World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC), this premiere multi brand platform credibility project involves the most promising brands and leaders from various Asian countries that have contributed to the success story and charted a path-breaking progression in the blueprint of the Asian economy.
Summary: Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) placed the spotlight on its path-breaking green energy initiatives and focus on promoting energy use efficiency at this year's Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) At WETEX 2013, the different businesses of ENOC highlighted their achievements and initiatives in promoting energy and water use efficiency, in line with the [.
this summit has established itself as a path-breaking dialogue," he said.
Thanks YourFM for this path-breaking initiative and hope it continues to enrich us with valuable knowledge.
The Singapore National Research Foundation, which is administering the five-year fellowships, says they are intended to give researchers "independence to pursue path-breaking research.
ISLAMABAD -- The 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) Award was path-breaking last year as it moved away from population as the sole basis for horizontal distribution of resource and gave due weightage to population, poverty/backwardness, revenue collection, revenue generation and inverse population density.
Summary: DUBAI - Leading UAE-based consumer finance firm 'Dubai First' and Visa, have held a joint press conference earlier today, to inaugurate the new 'Skyy Miles' credit cards, that are based on a path-breaking 'Global Rewards Currency' model.
of Turin) analyze how the intimately interconnected processes and forces of globalization, post-Fordism, postmodernity, and neoliberalism have given rise to path-breaking changes in the urban experience.
In fact, such is the impact of the path-breaking news reporting and presentation treatment the newspaper has introduced that other well-established newspapers have begun to emulate it.
The association called the book "a path-breaking study" that will shed light on a controversial issue, the stance of Pope Plus XII on the persecution of the Jews.
Zain Bahrain has said that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now empower themselves technologically with the path-breaking Wimax powered Zain@work internet and fixed telephony service.
that Alexico will construct a path-breaking new residential tower designed by internationally renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron of Basel, Switzerland.