Definition of breakout adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    breakout

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈbreɪkaʊt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪkaʊt//
     
    [only before noun] Business meetings
     
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  1. 1(North American English, informal) suddenly extremely popular and successful; establishing somebody’s reputation a breakout hit/movie
  2. 2taking place separately from the main meeting with a smaller number of people a breakout session before the plenary a breakout group on ethical issues Here are some notes from the breakout session I attended. Wordfinderagenda, AGM, apology, brainstorming, breakout, the chair, committee, convene, meeting, the minutes See related entries: Business meetings
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