Meaning of “epoch-making” in the English Dictionary


"epoch-making" in English

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uk /ˈiː.pɒkˌmeɪ.kɪŋ/ us /ˈiː.pɑːkˌmeɪ.kɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • Along with the agitation of opinion went epoch-making events. 
  • She stared at Roger, strangely conscious that something epoch-making and decisive had happened. 
  • The deed seemed curiously epoch-making, and stirred her oddly. 
  • The great epoch-making novel did not exist. 
  • The visit must be epoch-making in any life. 

(Definition of “epoch-making” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)