Definition of epoch-making in English:

epoch-making

Syllabification: ep·och-mak·ing

adjective

  • Of major importance; likely to have a significant effect on a particular period of time.
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    • ‘It is a marvelous achievement of great epoch-making significance,’ the news agency quoted him as adding.
    • Instead, we'll examine the context in which this announcement was made so we can discern a powerful distinction between the epoch-making events of the Renaissance and those of today.
    • You see, amid all the intrigue, politics and epoch-making events that surrounded her life, Josephine always made time for her beauty routine, and certainly knew a thing or two about how to keep her looks.

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