Meaning of “revolutionary” in the English Dictionary

"revolutionary" in British English

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revolutionaryadjective

uk /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən.ər.i/ us /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən.er.i/

revolutionarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən.ər.i/ us /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən.er.i/

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

"revolutionary" in American English

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revolutionaryadjective

us /ˌrev·əˈlu·ʃəˌner·i/

social studies relating to a complete change in a system of government, or bringing or causing great change:

a revolutionary leader/program/idea
Computers have brought revolutionary changes to publishing.

revolutionarynoun [ C ]

us /ˌrev·əˈlu·ʃəˌner·i/

social studies a person who supports or takes part in a revolution

(Definition of “revolutionary” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"revolutionary" in Business English

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revolutionaryadjective

uk /ˌrevəlˈuːʃənəri/ us /ˌrevəˈluːʃəneri/

a revolutionary product, process, or idea is new and exciting and not like anything that has existed or been done before:

This is a revolutionary device that will leapfrog current technology.
a revolutionary approach/idea

(Definition of “revolutionary” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)