transformation

noun
ADJECTIVE
amazing, complete, dramatic, fundamental, magical, major, miraculous, profound, radical, remarkable, revolutionary, startling, total
subtle
gradual
immediate, instant, rapid, sudden
cultural, economic, historical, institutional (esp. AmE), intellectual, personal, physical, political, social, spiritual, structural, technological
… OF TRANSFORMATIONS
series
VERB + TRANSFORMATION
go through, undergo

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

make

He was struggling to make the transformation from single man to responsible husband.

achieve, bring about, carry out, cause, effect, lead to

Going to college brought about a dramatic transformation in her outlook.

accelerate
complete
witness
TRANSFORMATION + VERB
begin
happen, occur, take place

A startling cultural transformation occurred in post-war Britain.

TRANSFORMATION + NOUN
process
PREPOSITION
transformation from

The transformation from disused docks into cultural venue took three years.

transformation in

This decision marked a fundamental transformation in policy.

transformation into

Japan's transformation into an economic superpower

transformation to

Russia's transformation to a market economy

PHRASES
a/the process of transformation

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  • transformation — [ trɑ̃sfɔrmasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1375; lat. transformatio 1 ♦ Action de transformer, opération par laquelle on transforme. ⇒ conversion. La transformation des matières premières. Industrie de transformation. « un de ces théoriciens qui ont rêvé [...]… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Transformation — (root transform ) may refer to:Transformation is also referred to as a turn.In science: * Transformation (geometry), in mathematics, as a general term applies to mathematical functions. ** Data transformation (statistics) in statistics. *… …   Wikipedia

  • transformation — is the process by which transactions that are open at, or after, the record date/election transfer date are cancelled and/or replaced by new transactions in accordance with the terms of the reorganisation. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement… …   Financial and business terms

  • Transformation — (lateinisch die Umformung) bezeichnet allgemein die Veränderung der Gestalt, Form oder Struktur. Der Begriff wird in einer Vielzahl von Themengebieten verwendet: Konvertierung (Informatik) in der Informatik die Überführung von Daten in ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • transformation — Transformation. s. f. v. Changement d une forme en une autre. La transformation des metaux. la transformation fabuleuse de Protée. les Poëtes Grecs sont pleins de transformations fabuleuses …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Transformation — Trans for*ma tion, n. [L. transformatio: cf. transformation.] The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) (Biol.) Any change in an organism which alters its general… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transformation — (n.) c.1400, from O.Fr. transformation and directly from L. transformationem (nom. transformatio), noun of action from pp. stem of transformare (see TRANSFORM (Cf. transform)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • transformation — transformation. См. трансформация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Transformation — (lat., »Umgestaltung«), in der Mathematik zunächst soviel wie Substitution (s. d.), dann aber auch jedes Verfahren, durch das aus gegebenen Figuren neue Figuren von andrer Lage und andrer Gestalt abgeleitet werden. Eine T. in diesem Sinn erhält… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Transformation — Transformation, gewöhnlich so viel wie Substitution (s.d.). Zwischen Scharen von Transformationen und von Substitutionen besteht jedoch der Unterschied, daß bei ersteren die Parameter stetig veränderliche Größen sind, während sie bei letzteren… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Transformation — (lat.), Umbildung; transformieren, umformen, umbilden …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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