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epochal
American English: /ˈɛpəkəl/
British English: /ˈɛpɒk(ə)l/

adjective

  • [formal] epoch-making
    Example sentences
    • Her country's epochal events form the colorful backdrop for her breathless and episodic recounting of her own journey of self-transformation.
    • The epochal event of the post-war world, the winning of the Cold War, is little understood and seldom discussed.
    • The current information revolution can be termed as the fifth epochal event since the birth of the human species.

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