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sea change

noun
1.
a striking change, as in appearance, often for the better.
2.
any major transformation or alteration.
3.
a transformation brought about by the sea.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for sea-change

sea change

noun
1.
a seemingly magical change, as brought about by the action of the sea
Word Origin
coined by Shakespeare, in Ariel's song ``Full Fathom Five'' in The Tempest (1611)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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