December 28, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
radical /ˈrædɪkəl/ adjective
radical
/ˈrædɪkəl/
adjective
It’s a radical idea to have an elephant for a pet.
It’s a radical idea to have an elephant for a pet.
Learner's definition of RADICAL

[more radical; most radical]

1 a : very new and different from what is traditional or ordinary

  • The computer has introduced radical innovations.

  • radical ideas about education

b : very basic and important

  • There are some radical differences between the two proposals.

  • The new presdent has made some radical changes to the company.

  • radical reforms

2 : having extreme political or social views that are not shared by most people

  • radical liberals/conservatives

  • a radical wing of extremists

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