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metamorphosis

noun     /ˌmet.əˈmɔː.fə.sɪs/ US  /ˌmet̬.əˈmɔːr-/ (plural metamorphoses)
[C] a complete change: Under the new editor, the magazine has undergone a metamorphosis.Change and changes [U] specialized biology the process by which the young form of insects and some animals, such as frogs, develops into the adult formPhysical and chemical processes
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