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rev•o•lu•tion•ar•y



Pronunciation: (rev"u-lOO'shu-ner"ē), [key]
adj., n., pl. -ar•ies.


adj.
1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a revolution, or a sudden, complete, or marked change: a revolutionary junta.
2. radically new or innovative; outside or beyond established procedure, principles, etc.: a revolutionary discovery.
3. (cap.) of or pertaining to the American Revolution or to the period contemporaneous with it in U.S. history: Revolutionary heroes; Revolutionary weapons.
4. revolving.

n.
a revolutionist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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