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milestone

a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place

milestone, milepost

A marker showing the distance in miles from a designated location; before the 19th century, such markers were especially helpful to those traveling between outlying communities.
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The progress made at this week's IEEE interim meeting represents "achieving a major mile stone.
Rector IIUI assured its co-operation up-to maximum to the delegation members for the cause of Islam and termed this peace caravan a mile stone towards peace, stability and prosperity of Muslim Ummah.
Jamal termed it a vital mile stone to create a milieu of dialogue and interaction between East and West.
Solianis Monitoring AG has reached another mile stone in its career: The company has concluded a capital increase of CHF 2.
Course Technology, the worldwide leader in computer education products and services and part of the Thomson Corporation (NYSE:TOC; TSX:TOC) celebrated the delivery of its one millionth Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) XP exam by presenting both the student who took the exam and her instructor with a commemorative gift to mark this unprecedented mile stone.
D program is another mile stone the FNU achieved as Private Sector University.
Masoom termed this session a valued mile stone to set the line to achieve Polio free Pakistan.
This agreement is a very important mile stone for CyberKey, because it is yet another point of validation for our technology and market positioning of our base line CyberKey solutions," said CyberKey Chairman and founder, Jim Plant.
NYSE:MLM), announced the completion of two acquisitions, Parkville Stone Company located in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and Ten Mile Stone Co.
They highly appreciated the formation of the said forum (FoG) and termed it a mile stone in the promotion of modern research.
The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Rashad Mahmood also congratulated all the Scientists and Engineers for the successful launch of Ghaznavi Missile, as another mile stone which has further strengthened the defence potential of Pakistan besides assuring peace in the region.