revolutionnounuk /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən/ us /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən/
revolution noun (POLITICS)
- It was very difficult to encapsulate the story of the revolution in a single one-hour documentary.
- Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of the revolution.
- He became a national hero for his part in the revolution.
- The whole period leading up to the revolution is an interesting chapter in British history.
- The bigger farms were parcelled out after the revolution in 1973.
revolution noun (CHANGE)
- Trendspotter Faith Starr believes a revolution is going on in the world of conferencing.
- The development of high-yield varieties of rice produced a revolution in the country's agriculture.
- The new materials brought about a revolution in building technology.
- The invention marked the beginning of a revolution in information technology.
- The industrial revolution created an enormous increase in the production of many types of goods.
revolution noun (CIRCULAR MOVEMENT)