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verb [transitive] transform pronunciation in American English /trænsˈfɔrm/
Word Forms
present tense
present participletransforming
past tensetransformed
past participletransformed
  1. to make someone or something completely different, usually in a way that makes them more attractive, easier to use, etc.
    transform someone/something into something:

    They’ve transformed the old train station into a science museum.



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