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Adjective: revolutionary  ,re-vu'loo-shu,ne-ree [N. Amer], ,re-vu'loo-shu-n(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. Markedly new or introducing fundamental change
    "a revolutionary discovery";
    - radical
     
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn
    - rotatory
     
  3. Relating to or having the nature of a revolution
    "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"
     
  4. Advocating or engaged in revolution
    "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta"
Noun: revolutionary  ,re-vu'loo-shu,ne-ree [N. Amer], ,re-vu'loo-shu-n(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. A radical supporter of political or social revolution
    - revolutionist, subversive, subverter

Derived forms: revolutionaries

See also: new

Type of: radical

Antonym: counterrevolutionary

Encyclopedia: Revolutionary