transformational

adjective

trans·​for·​ma·​tion·​al ˌtran(t)s-fər-ˈmā-shnəl How to pronounce transformational (audio)
-fȯr-,
-shə-nᵊl
: of, relating to, characterized by, or concerned with transformation and especially linguistic transformation
transformationally adverb

Examples of transformational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s this transformational thing entering our industry and we should be prepared. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 11 July 2024 Managing to secure a full-time job with a premier military band can be transformational. Sarah Diamond Christopher Lee, New York Times, 27 May 2024 Best known for her best selling novels and politcal advocacy, Abrams innovative approach has continued to break barriers and support transformational progress. Justin Kroll, Deadline, 14 June 2024 Bikes are merely an afterthought, still viewed by the wider public as recreational rather than transformational. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 29 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for transformational 

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transformational was in 1894

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“Transformational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transformational. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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