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Meaning of “revolutionize” in the English Dictionary

"revolutionize" in British English

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revolutionizeverb [T]

(UK usually revolutionise) uk   us   /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən.aɪz/
(Definition of revolutionize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"revolutionize" in American English

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revolutionizeverb [T]

 us   /ˌrev·əˈlu·ʃəˌnɑɪz/
to ​produce a very ​great or ​completechange in something: Newton’s ​discoveries revolutionized ​physics.
(Definition of revolutionize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"revolutionize" in Business English

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revolutionizeverb [T]

(UK also revolutionise) uk   us   /ˌrevəlˈuːʃənaɪz/
to make a ​bigchange or ​improvement to the way something ​works or looks, or to the way that ​people do a particular ​activity: Credit scores revolutionized the ​borrowingprocess by ​allowinglenders to make faster, more ​objective decisions about a person's ​ability to ​repay. Electronic ​cashsystems have revolutionized the way that ​people around the ​worldpay for ​goods and ​services.revolutionize an industry/business/workplace The ​company has ​invested $200 million, in a ​moveaimed at revolutionizing the electric ​carindustry.
(Definition of revolutionize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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