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English definition of “transitional”

transitional

adjective     /trænˈzɪʃ.ən.əl/
belonging or relating to a change, or the process of change, from one form or type to another: a transitional governmentChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
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