milestone definition

  • noun:
    • A stone marker put up on a roadside to point the distance in kilometers from a given point.
    • a significant occasion, like in an individual's career, the history of a nation, or perhaps the development of real information in a field; a turning point.
    • A stone milepost (or by extension various other materials), one of a number of numbered markers put along a road at regular intervals, usually at the side of the street or perhaps in a median.
    • an essential occasion in a person's life or career, into the reputation for a nation, in the lifetime of some task etc.
    • A stone serving equivalent purpose as a milepost.
    • a conference or accomplishment marking an important advance in an endeavor; a notable achievment.
    • A stone or pillar create along a highway or other line of visit level distance in miles.
    • stone post at part of a road to exhibit distances
    • an important event in your lifetime (or in a project)

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