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seismic shift

A major change. (Seismology is the study of earthquakes.) That press conference was such a disaster that I'm worried it will cause a seismic shift in how voters view him as a candidate for president. In just the last century, there has been a seismic shift in the treatment of women in this country.
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Some Reds fans put the seismic shift down to Liverpool's performance in Porto on Wednesday night - when Klopp's side walked away from their Champions League tie with a 5-0 victory.
She said: "You have to look at the seismic shift we have achieved.
Perhaps it was an omen signalling the seismic shift in the political landscape predicted by the pundits.
While I am wary myself of seeing this young man as some sort of messiah, we cannot overestimate the seismic shift that merely his election alone has created not only in America, but throughout the world.
Big, comfy, swish and elegant, the RC Concept signposts the seismic shift that's going on in Peugeot's design culture under new boss Jerome Gallax.
However, just because the gloomy Hollywood glitterati defensively refused to acknowledge the seismic shift that Gibson's film has affected, that doesn't mean that the rules in movie-land haven't suddenly and completely changed.
The fall season's biggest hits, ``Housewives'' and ``Lost,'' as well as the current popularity of network dramas in general, could explain the seismic shift since summer, which represented a 32 percent reality-show hike over 2003.
The engineering division continued 'to prosper as a result of the seismic shift towards gas turbine-powered generation of electricity across the US, a trend forecast to be repeated in Europe'.
The seismic shift of political power in Raleigh had immediate aftershocks; the morning after the election, some Republican legislators have told me, their answering machines were already filled with messages from well-wishing lobbyists who had previously never given Republicans the time of day.
The seismic shift in thinking-nationalisation is no longer a dirty word, but a necessary part of the cure - started at the top with capping bonuses and greater regulation.
Technologists, programmers and business development executives talk candidly about the seismic shift of on-demand content and how cable operators can provision their networks to handle everything the world might want.
Only a wider, historical perspective, one that penetrates to philosophic fundamentals, will detect the seismic shift that has led the court to forsake its essential judicial function.
The second section, explores the seismic shifts in the ways the physical territories of the two nations and the connections between them were imagined, described, inhabited, and policed as a result of the revolution.
But perhaps we should now start widening our view of what the real questions are, to take account of the seismic shifts we may be undergoing.
THE EARTH MOVED: Instruments record the seismic shifts that rocked Devon and Cornwall yesterday