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quiet revolution

noun

any rapid political, institutional, social, and cultural changes that occur without violence

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The quiet revolution of telecommuting will soon be recognized.

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1786; capitalized form refers to 1960s change in Quebec, Canada

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  • They hovered over her quick-fingered, airy as bees, stripping her for bed.

    Bud Neil Munro

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