breakout breakout  /b ˈreɪ ˌkaʊt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an escape from jail

Usage(s):

  1. It was an extraordinary year for breakout shows and showbiz breakups, for hot business deals and shady business dealings, and for the queens of film and fools of sport.
  2. But it was on sometimes painful display at the two breakout sessions to discuss healthcare that Obama has already organized at the White House.
  3. Below is a list of each breakout group as well as a complete list of attendees.

News

  1. Trade FOMC with Breakout Entries

    Trade FOMC with Breakout Entries
    on June 19, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  2. How to Invest in the Fed's Slow-Growing Economy

    What if the "breakout" economy does not deliver faster growth and the "new normal" of slow growth and ultra-low interest rates is here to stay? Kevin O'Brien, who manages the Prospector Opportunity fund, says he sees "a lot more reasons" to believe the economy will maintain the status quo for some time to come.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

  3. Crude Closes at Highs; Follows Through on Breakout

    Crude Closes at Highs; Follows Through on Breakout
    on June 19, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "They've not broken out yet," Pearl said. "They've not had that breakout game that we all know they're capable of."
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Bruce Pearl Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "It's been a roller coaster, but that's part of the learning process," Bush said. "A lot of people had this meter for me as to when I'm going to have this breakout game or these huge plays and obviously nobody has bigger expectations for me...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Reggie Bush Source: Forbes

  3. "I had to come out aggressive and assert myself, just because our confidence was a little shaky," Bryant said. "We needed a breakout game. And it's my job as a leader to kind of read what we need as a team. And sometimes, me taking over games...
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Kobe Bryant Source: USA Today

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