paradigm shift

noun

Definition of paradigm shift

formal
: an important change that happens when the usual way of thinking about or doing something is replaced by a new and different way This discovery will bring about a paradigm shift in our understanding of evolution.

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“Paradigm shift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paradigm%20shift. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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