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revolutionize

verb
     
rev‧o‧lu‧tion‧ize also revolutionise British English [transitive]
to completely change the way people do something or think about something:
New technology is going to revolutionize everything we do.
His work revolutionized the treatment of this disease.
WORD FOCUS: change WORD FOCUS: change
to change something: alter, adapt, adjust, amend, modify, revise, vary

to change a system or organization: restructure, reorganize, reform

to change something completely: transform, revolutionize

to change facts or information, or change what someone has said: twist, distort, misrepresent

easily changed: flexible, adaptable

impossible to change: fixed, final, irrevocable


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change

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