revolutionary
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɹɛvəˈluʃənɛɹi/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɹɛvəˈluːʃənɹi/, /-ˈljuː-/
Adjective

revolutionary

  1. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution
    revolutionary war
    revolutionary measures
    revolutionary agitators
  2. pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset
    a revolutionary new tool
  3. (sciences) pertaining to something that revolves
Translations Translations Translations Noun

revolutionary (plural revolutionaries)

  1. A revolutionist; a person who revolts.
  2. (music), (informal) Chopin's 'Revolutionary Etude' Op. 10 no. 12
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