Meaning of TRANSFORMATION in English

/ ˌtrænsfəˈmeɪʃn; NAmE -fərˈm-/ noun


[ C , U ] transformation (from sth) (to / into sth) a complete change in sb/sth :

The way in which we work has undergone a complete transformation in the past decade.

the country's transformation from dictatorship to democracy

What a transformation! You look great.


[ U ] used in South Africa to describe the process of making institutions and organizations more democratic :

a lack of transformation in the private sector

►  trans·form·ation·al / -ʃənl; NAmE / adjective



late Middle English : from Old French , or from late Latin transformatio(n-) , from the verb transformare (see trans- , form ).

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