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mile·stone

 (mīl′stōn′)
n.
1. A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point.
2. An important event, as in a child's development, the history of a nation, or the advancement of knowledge in a field; a turning point.
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milestone

(ˈmaɪlˌstəʊn)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place
2. a significant event in life, history, etc
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mile•stone

(ˈmaɪlˌstoʊn)

n.
1. a stone functioning as a milepost.
2. a significant event or point in development.
[1740–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milestone - stone post at side of a road to show distancesmilestone - stone post at side of a road to show distances
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
2.milestone - a significant event in your life (or in a project)milestone - a significant event in your life (or in a project)
juncture, occasion - an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"
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Translations
حادِث مُهِم، نُقْطَه هامَّه
milník
kilometerstenmilepæl
mérföldkő
mílusteinntímamót
míľnik
çok önemli olaydönüm noktasıtaşı

milestone

[ˈmaɪlstəʊn] N
1. (on road) → mojón m
2. (fig) → hito m
these events are milestones in our historyestos acontecimientos marcan un hito en or de nuestra historia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

milestone

[ˈmaɪlstəʊn] n
(fig) (= important event) → événement m clé
a milestone in the history of broadcasting → un événement clé dans l'histoire de la radio
(on road)borne f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

milestone

n (lit, fig)Meilenstein m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

milestone

[ˈmaɪlˌstəʊn] n (also) (fig) → pietra miliare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mile

(mail) noun
(sometimes abbreviated to m when written) a measure of length equal to 1,760 yards (1.61 km). We walked ten miles today; 70 miles per hour (sometimes written mph); a ten-mile hike.
ˈmilestone noun
1. a stone set up to show distances in miles to various places.
2. a very important event. The discovery of penicillin was a milestone in medical history.
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milestone

n hito; developmental — hito del desarrollo
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