Complete Definition of "sea change"

English

Etymology
Coined in w:Shakespeare|Shakespeare's s:The Tempest|The Tempest: "Full fathom five thy father lies: / Of his bones are coral made: / Those are pearls that were his eyes: / Nothing of him that doth fade / But doth suffer a sea-change / Into something rich and strange."<ref>"Sea change" (World Wide Words)</ref>

Noun
en-noun|sg=sea change

  1. Profound transformation.

Translations

French: changement en profondeur
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Russian: полное изменение n, Ð¿Ð¾Ð»Ð½Ð°Ñ ÑÑанÑÑоÑмаÑÐ¸Ñ f

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