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

Examples of transformational in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of transformational was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Transformational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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