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transitionaladjective

uk   us   /trænˈzɪʃənəl/
relating to a ​process of ​change from one ​system, ​method, etc. to another: Increases in the ​businessrate are ​tied to ​inflation, but decisions over transitional ​relief and ​aid for ​smallbusinesses have complicated the ​outcome. Implementation of the ​recommendations would ​entail significant transitional ​costs for the least-developed countries. a transitional ​administration/​government a transitional ​period/​phase transitional ​arrangements/​measures/​provisions
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