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transformationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌtræns·fərˈmeɪ·ʃən/
a complete change in the appearance or character of something or someone: [C] This plan means a complete transformation of our organization.
biology Transformation is also a permanent change in a cell that results when DNA comes from a different type of cell.
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transformationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌtræns.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌtræns.fɚˈmeɪ.ʃən/
C1 a complete change in the appearance or character of something or someone, especially so that that thing or person is improved: Local people have mixed feelings about the planned transformation of their town into a regional capital. I'd never seen Jose in a tuxedo before - it was quite a transformation.

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transformationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌtrænsfəˈmeɪʃən/
the process of changing completely the character or appearance of something in order to improve it: Thanks to senior management's commitment to modifying planning infrastructures and processs, the company's transformation continues.transformation of sth We're in the middle of a huge transformation of the way deforestation takes place in Amazonia. Economic development is often accompanied by a process of transformation in corporate governance. economic/industrial/organizational transformation transformation processes/programs a complete/major/dramatic transformationtransformation from/in/into sth Rapid advances in information technologies are central to transformations in local and global markets.undergo/go through a transformation Many small businesses have undergone a transformation from a delivery-oriented approach to a strategy of innovation.bring about/accomplish/make a transformation Do organizations need a crisis in order to make successful transformations?transformation begins/takes place/occurs The organization's transformation occurred largely through HR strategic initiatives and cultural change.
the process of changing the physical or chemical properties of a substance in order to make or produce something else: transformation into sth At the state's ethanol plant crops undergo a two-day transformation into auto fuel.
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Translations of “transformation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底改观, 大变样…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底改觀, 大變樣…
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