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noun [countable] milestone pronunciation in American English /ˈmaɪlˌstoʊn/
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  1. 1
    a stone at the side of a road that shows the distance to a particular place
  2. 2
    an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process

    This film was a milestone in the history of cinema.


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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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