break new ground

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To begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation
By extension, to initiate a new venture
find new routes, discover new possibilities
break ground
To initiate a new venture, or to advance beyond previous achievements

The invention breaks ground in its programming and its structure.

break ground
To begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation

They broke ground on the new library last month.

break ground
To lift off the sea bottom when being weighed
break ground
plow, dig into the soil; begin to work
break new ground

    Türkische aussprache

    breyk nyu graund

    Aussprache

    /ˈbrāk ˈnyo͞o ˈground/ /ˈbreɪk ˈnjuː ˈɡraʊnd/

    Etymologie

    [ 'brAk ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English breken, from Old English brecan; akin to Old High German brehhan to break, Latin frangere.

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