watershed noun

ADJ. important, major, significant | cultural, historical, political

VERB + WATERSHED be, mark, represent | reach

WATERSHED + VERB divide sth Darwin's theory of evolution was a watershed dividing the old way of thinking from the new.

PREP. ~ between The 19th century marked a watershed between the country's agricultural past and its industrial future. | ~ for The granting of the vote represented a watershed for the rights of women. | ~ in With the strike, a historical watershed in the development of the trade union movement was reached.

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