MILESTONE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MILESTONE
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 n.  landmark; significant development
Classic Sentence:
1  Then he sat down to rest by the side of the milestone, and began to think, for the first time, where he had better go and try to live.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Each birthday is a milestone we touch along life's way.
2  The invention of the computer was a milestone in the history of man.
3  The invention of the wheel was a milestone in the history of the world.
4  To celebrate the milestone, I've posted a 2,000-word excerpt from the opening of the book.
5  The UN Security Council also added its praise for the elections, stressing their historic importance as a milestone in Afghanistan's political process.
6  After reveling in a rousing Olympic summer of sporting success, Britain awoke Tuesday to another major milestone.
7  To remain in good academic standing, a student must meet all progression milestones and maintain an overall average of at least B.
8  Several important milestones in foreign policy have been passed by this Congress and they can be chalked up as major accomplishments.