milestone

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmaɪlstəʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmaɪlˌstoʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mīlstōn′)


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milestone

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a milestone in [science, sport, politics, history, technology]
  2. a [scientific] milestone
  3. a milestone of the [modern era, twentieth century]
  4. the milestones of the [project, work, assignment, undertaking]
  5. paid upon [accomplishment, completion] of each milestone
  6. was a milestone in her career
  7. [list, highlight, emphasize, talk about] your milestones
  8. [set, reach, celebrate] a milestone
  9. (reach) a developmental milestone
  10. a major (developmental) milestone
  11. is hitting all of her milestones on time
  12. [mark, indicate] the distance with milestones
  13. the distances are [marked] with milestones
n as adj
  1. [receive, pay, agree to] milestone payments
  2. a milestone [event, success, achievement, activity]
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