epoch-making


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highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era

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GMS produces new lifestyles and realizes epoch-making business creation with a finance company, a security company, an insurance company, the government, the local government as examples.
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday promised holding epoch-making presidential and provincial polls to complete the country's political transition.
Summary: Muscat: There are musical shows and then there are epoch-making concerts like the one Oman .
Max Havelaar was the title of an epoch-making Dutch novel (in the line of Uncle Tom's Cabin), published anonymously by a colonial civil servant in 1860, but it is now the name of a foundation that works to encourage fair trade (see Lead Story).
The last of these epoch-making changes in seventeenth-century philosophy that I can mention here concerns the concept of probability, which, as Lorraine Daston shows in a marvellously lucid and wide-ranging essay, "shifted its meaning from an opinion warranted by authority to a degree of belief (or of certainty) proportioned to evidence" (1109).
It is a marvelous achievement of great epoch-making significance,'' the news agency quoted him as adding.
In school we learn about the epoch-making inventions--the telephone, the steam engine and the airplane," said Charles Trumbull, editor of the Encyclopedia Britannica Almanac 2003.
Newman's description of the process by which the mind comes to give its assent to a proposition was described by a distinguished philosopher, Etienne Gilson as "an epoch-making contribution to the history of Christian thought.
GTL is regarded as an epoch-making technology that facilitates conveyance of LNG at room temperature while it currently requires freezing, the official said.
That is a realistic prospect now after the fighting Irish, down to 10 men when Gary Kelly was sent off 12 minutes into the second half, still squeezed out Holland's orange aristocrats 1-0 on an epoch-making afternoon at Lansdowne Road.
Coming finally to the situation in the English-speaking world, it is impossible not to note a far less innovative and stimulating climate of Bruno studies, which seem to have remained substantially anchored to the hermetic interpretation of Bruno's life and works proposed by Frances Yates in Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul and Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1964), which has often been defined as "an epoch-making book.
And for Washington it will be truly epoch-making stuff.
Cubism was an epoch-making innovation in that it collapsed Renaissance-style perspective into a surface geometry of fractured planes, foregrounding the tautological dimension of representation.
Analysts claim "it's an epoch-making product in the pharmaceutical CRM space"
This came in two congratulatory cables sent by Muharraq Governor to His Majesty the King and His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa on the occasion of the unprecedented epoch-making accomplishment of His Majesty's son His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa's - Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) and President of the Bahrain Athletics Association (B) - successful completion of the 35-km distant Swimming Challenge with participation of teams from Kingdom and Gulf countries as well as international swimming stars.