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A profound or notable transformation.
transformation, change, alteration, modification, variation, conversion, revision, amendment, metamorphosis, transfiguration, evolution, mutationremodelling, reshaping, remoulding, redoing, reconstruction, rebuilding, recasting, reorganization, rearrangement, reordering, reshuffling, restyling, rejigging, reworking, renewal, renewing, revamping, renovation, overhaul, remakingrevolutionizing, revolution, transmutationtransmogrificationView synonyms
- ‘This marks a profound sea change for the Company, which is arguably the largest B-to-B publisher online.’
- ‘Only a true partnership involving all stakeholders can make a real sea change.’
- ‘With every decision that marks a sea change on the telecom horizon, there's usually a technology solution to address it.’
From Shakespeare's Tempest (I. ii. 403).
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