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Definition of revolutionary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    revolutionary

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌrevəˈluːʃənəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌrevəˈluːʃəneri//
     
    Political views and systems
     
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  1. 1[usually before noun] connected with political revolution a revolutionary leader revolutionary uprisings See related entries: Political views and systems
  2. 2involving a great or complete change a revolutionary idea a time of rapid and revolutionary change revolutionary advances in medicine The effects of technological development are revolutionary. At the time this idea was revolutionary.
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