Definition of game changer in English:

game changer

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noun

  • An event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current way of doing or thinking about something: a potential game changer that could revitalize the entire US aerospace industry
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    • Both are now shepherding clean-tech start-ups that have the potential to be disruptive game changers.
    • Debates are not game changers unless one guy makes a huge mistake and neither of them did.
    • During his appearance on "The View" earlier today, he said the upcoming presidential debates could be a game-changer.

Derivatives

game-changing

adjective
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  • They weren't planning to be disruptive or game-changing.
  • The Senate will hold its game-changing vote on health care reform on the morning of Christmas Eve.
  • Microsoft is calling it a new "game-changing" entertainment experience.

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