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metamorphosisnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌmet̬·əˈmɔr·fə·sɪs/ plural metamorphoses /ˌmet̬·əˈmɔr·fəˌsiz/
a complete change of character, appearance, or condition: [C] She underwent a metamorphosis from a steady player into a ruthless aggressor on the court.
biology Metamorphosis is the process by which the young form of insects, frogs, etc., develops into the adult form.
adjective /ˌmet̬·əˈmɔr·foʊzd, -foʊst/ earth science
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uk   /ˌmet.əˈmɔː.fə.sɪs/ us   /ˌmet̬.əˈmɔːr.fə.sɪs/ plural metamorphoses
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