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trans·for·ma·tion

transformation

 
 
pronunciation:
traens fr meI shn [or] traenz fr meI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a major change in the form, shape, character, or nature of something or someone.
We were surprised by the bird's transformation from ugly duckling to beautiful swan.
 
synonyms:
metamorphosis
similar words:
change, conversion, evolution
derivation: transformational (adj.)
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