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revolutionary

rev·o·lu·tion·ar·y

revolutionary

 
 
pronunciation:
re v lu sh neI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with revolution.
He was arrested for his revolutionary activities.Our company is developing revolutionary new products.
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  • Revolutionary War:
    another name for the American Revolution.
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The word revolutionary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.