milestone milestone  /ˈmaɪl ˌstoʊn/


  1. (n) stone post at side of a road to show distances
  2. (n) a significant event in your life (or in a project)


  1. Milestone Apartments REIT Completes US$46 Million Property Acquisition

    Milestone Apartments REIT Completes US$46 Million Property Acquisition
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Personalized medicine milestone: FDA greenlights Abbott’s Hep C genotype test

    News that Abbott Laboratories’ (NYSE:ABT) hepatitis C test has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was a significant milestone for personalized medicine. The Abbott RealTime HCV Genotype II test identifies the hepatitis C virus genotype that patients carry. It can differentiate genotypes 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4 and 5 by using [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  3. Milestone Reached on Road to Immigration Overhaul

    A crucial milestone on the road toward an immigration overhaul comes Thursday, when the Senate tries to find a border security plan that will please enough Republicans without repelling too many Democrats, writes Jerry Seib.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

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  1. "Bringing Saddam Hussein to justice will not end the violence in Iraq, but it is an important milestone on Iraq's course to becoming a democracy that can govern, sustain and defend itself, and be an ally in the war on terror," Bush said.
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "This initiative represents a key milestone in the rapidly changing landscape of the automotive sector," said Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat. "This agreement will offer both companies opportunities to gain access to the most...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Sergio Marchionne Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "This is indeed a new milestone in the timeline of aviation," said Chew Choon Seng, chief executive of Singapore Airlines, or SIA, in a speech before the departure.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Chew Choon Seng Source: International Herald Tribune

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