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The American company, Apple Inc., recently rose above $3 trillion in market value.
The milestone made Apple the world’s most valuable company for a brief time on the American stock index, the S&P 500. The demand for iPhones and computers helped Apple reach the milestone.
In this example, a milestone is an important point in the progress of a business. It can also be a very important event or move forward, like a tenth or 100th birthday.
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