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break throughphrasal verb
to make new and important discoveries Scientists think they are beginning to break through in the fight against cancer. related noun breakthroughjump to other results
- 1 to make a way through something using force Demonstrators broke through the police lines. There was a police line around the site but the demonstrators still broke through.
- 2 (of the sun or moon) to appear from behind clouds The sun finally broke through in the afternoon. Finally the moon broke through the clouds and they could see their way.