Meaning of wind of change in English:

wind of change


  • An influence or tendency that cannot be resisted.

    ‘the winds of change are blowing through agriculture’
    • ‘However, thanks to the winds of change that swept Eastern Europe and Africa in the early 1990s, democracies are emerging, giving hope to a continent that has suffered for so long.’
    • ‘The Soviet Union had imploded, the Berlin Wall had come tumbling down, and Africans were not indifferent to these winds of change.’
    • ‘Then came the nineties; the doors of the economy were thrown open to winds of change from the global scene.’
    • ‘We'll go back in time to see what's driving the winds of change across the continent.’
    • ‘Time has pulled back the veil and what we see is an ego, full of himself, floundering in the winds of change.’
    • ‘Moreover, it comes at a time when science itself is being battered by the winds of change.’
    • ‘The wind of change also blew through French Africa, and under President Charles de Gaulle, France withdrew from empire, while attempting to preserve its influence by means of the French Union and later the French Community.’
    • ‘The 32 year-old said he has been deeply affected by the wind of change that has swept through the national team - both on and off the pitch.’
    • ‘But the end of rationing and other wartime restrictions and a shortage in the labour market led to a wind of change in gender politics.’
    • ‘The winds of change blowing through Cairo could sweep away quite a few regimes in the region.’