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transformational Syllabification: trans·for·ma·tion·al
Pronunciation: /ˌtran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n(ə)l/

Definition of transformational in English:


1Relating to or involving transformation or transformations.
Example sentences
  • He is an amiable establishmentarian who finds himself with the opportunity to effect transformational change, and who is seizing that opportunity and pushing the system to its limits.
  • The factors behind it relate to a positive culture and transformational leadership.
  • Bills of Rights are transformational documents that convert the occasional practice of free speech into a lexicon of necessity for journalists, lawyers, academics and citizens.
1.1Of or relating to transformational grammar.
Example sentences
  • He offered an analysis of film structure founded on Chomsky's transformational linguistics but inspired few followers.


Example sentences
  • All right, since you ask: he was arguing against deriving supplementary relative clauses transformationally from coordinations.
  • For transformationally driven decisions, this will also include summaries of their dreams and desires - how the brand will transform them.
  • In the six paths and throughout the ten directions he transformationally creates bodies in response to what is appropriate, and thereby goes about transforming beings.
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