((in Canada)) a period during the 1960s in Quebec, marked by secularization, educational reforms, and rising support for separation from the rest of Canada: French name: Révolution tranquille
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How to use Quiet Revolution in a sentence
There has been a Quiet Revolution in the American (and international) auto industry in recent years.North Carolina Punishes Owners of Gas Efficient Cars | Daniel Gross | June 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
David Crane, CEO of the electricity company NRG, cited a Quiet Revolution.Hey America, Where Are You? U.S. Has Slim Presence at Davos | Daniel Gross | January 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pictures by Women is something of a Quiet Revolution, as well as a striking revelation.
In this matter a Quiet Revolution has been for some time going on in London.Travels in South Kensington | Moncure Daniel Conway
In large manufactures as in small the hydraulic forge has wrought a Quiet Revolution.Inventors at Work | George Iles