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transition

noun [C, U]     /trænˈzɪʃən/ formal
a change from one system or method to another, often a gradual one: The country is in the process of making the transition from military rule to democracy.Change and changes
transitional adjective
a transitional period/phase a transitional government
Translations of “transition”
in Arabic مَرحلة انتِقالِيّة…
in Korean 과도…
in Malaysian peralihan…
in French transition…
in Turkish geçiş, değişim, intikal…
in Italian transizione, passaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉變, 過度…
in Russian переход…
in Polish przejście, przemiana…
in Vietnamese sự quá độ…
in Spanish transición…
in Portuguese transição…
in Thai การเปลี่ยน…
in German der Übergang…
in Catalan transició…
in Japanese 移行, 推移…
in Indonesian peralihan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转变, 过渡…
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