Definition of sea change in English:

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sea change

Pronunciation: /ˈsē ˌCHānj/


A profound or notable transformation.
Example sentences
  • This marks a profound sea change for the Company, which is arguably the largest B-to-B publisher online.
  • With every decision that marks a sea change on the telecom horizon, there's usually a technology solution to address it.
  • Only a true partnership involving all stakeholders can make a real sea change.


From Shakespeare's Tempest ( i. ii. 403).

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Syllabification: sea change

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