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record-breaking (not comparable)

  1. Of an achievement or observation, exceeding the highest previously recorded level in that activity or category.
    Synonyms: record-setting, (attributive) record
    • 1944 September and October, “A Busy Month”, in Railway Magazine, page 259:
      The peak of the record-breaking month came during the fourth week, when the railways were called upon to handle the transport side of the official evacuation from the London area.
    • 2020 July 29, Ian Prosser discusses with Paul Stephen, “Rail needs robust and strategic plans”, in RAIL, page 42:
      For example, record-breaking rainfall in the UK made February 2020 the wettest February on record, while July 2019 was deemed to be the warmest month on record worldwide.

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