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English definition of “switch”

switch

verb [T, I usually + adv/prep] (CHANGE)    /swɪtʃ/
B2 to change suddenly or completely , especially from one thing to another, or to exchange by replacing one person or thing with another: She started studying English at college , but switched to Business Studies in her second year . In 1971, Britain switched over (= changed completely ) to a decimal currency . After the bank robbery , the gang switched cars (= left one car and got into another).ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of switch verb (CHANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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