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sea change

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsea changeˈsea change noun [countable]  CHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENTa very big change in somethingsea change in a sea change in attitudes
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sea changeIt seemed like a sea change.If the Court holds fast to its abnegation of this traditional role, it could mark a sea change in federal-state relations.This political sea change coincided with the most dramatic incident to have occurred on the Hinkley Point site since it started operation.One effect of this sea change in the way the world works is the diminishing value of manual labor.sea change ina sea change in society's values
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