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English definition of “transition”

transition

noun [C or U] uk   /trænˈzɪʃ.ən/ us  
C2 a change from one form or type to another, or the process by which this happens: The health-care system is in transition at the moment. There will be an interim government to oversee the transition to democracy.
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