epoch-making


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ep·och-mak·ing

(ĕp′ək-mā′kĭng, ē′pŏk-)
adj.
So significant and momentous as to characterize the beginning of a period: the president's epoch-making trip to China; epoch-making new technologies.

epoch-making

adj
of great importance; momentous
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.epoch-making - highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era; "epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill"; "an epoch-making discovery"
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
Translations

epoch-making

[ˈiːpɒkˌmeɪkɪŋ] ADJque hace época

epoch-making

epoch-making

[ˈiːpɒkˌmeɪkɪŋ] adjche fa epoca
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