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transposeverb [T]

uk   /trænˈspəʊz/  us   /trænˈspoʊz/
formal to change something from one position to another, or to exchange the positions of two things: In their latest production they have reworked "King Lear", transposing it to pre-colonial Africa. The confusion was caused when two numbers were accidentally transposed by someone in the Social Security office.
specialized music to play or write a piece of music in a different key (= set of musical notes based on a particular note) from the one used originally: The pianist transposed the song into C.
transposition
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌtræn.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/  us   /ˌtræn.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/
(Definition of transpose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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transposeverb [T]

 us   /trænsˈpoʊz/
to change the order of something: The total was wrong because I had transposed two numbers.
(Definition of transpose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transpose”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使换位置, 使互换位置, 使变调…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使換位置, 使互換位置, 使變調…
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