how to pronounce groundbreaking


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groundbreaking is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of groundbreaking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… are completely groundbreaking and it …”

meanings of groundbreaking


  1. A ceremony to mark the beginning of construction.
  2. The point at which construction begins.


  1. Innovative; new, different; doing something that has never been done before.

groundbreaking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word groundbreaking occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics groundbreaking can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that groundbreaking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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