/ 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 ).