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- adj. Of an achievement, exceeding the highest previously recorded level in that activity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Breaking the record; surpassing any recorded performance or production of its kind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. surpassing any previously established record
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His party took a vast surplus and turned it into a record-breaking deficit in part by giving tax breaks to the wealthy AFTER starting an unneeded, illegal and immoral war in Iraq and botching badly the questionable war on Afghanistan.
And analysts think there's more record-breaking to come.
Its shares rose 2.1% in Paris after its Airbus unit announced a record-breaking order for 180 aircraft from Indian budget carrier IndiGo.
Fenty D appeared to relish during the District's record-breaking snowstorms last winter.
During the recent record-breaking October snowstorm, I spent four days in the dark.
Less famous than its warm-water climate sibling El Niño, this year's La Niña has been "near record-breaking" in its intensity, says climate scientist Michelle L'Heureux of the Climate Prediction Center in Camp Springs, Md.
Despite the record-breaking profits and unprecedented employee compensation, we learn from Bethany McLean's lengthy profile of the company in Vanity Fair that "there is an embattled feeling about the place," according to one person "who knows the firm well."
Some initial damage reports of the massive and record-breaking snow storm of last week are in, and damage in Connecticut alone will top $3 billion, according to Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.
The snow storm was the 14th billion dollar plus weather disaster of the year in the U.S. alone, adding to what's already been a record-breaking year for the number of billion dollar weather disasters.
This curtsey evening was the only record-breaking event held on our side of the pond.