July 10, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
transition /trænˈzɪʃən/ noun
transition
/trænˈzɪʃən/
noun

plural transitions

Starting school is a difficult transition for many children.
Starting school is a difficult transition for many children.
Learner's definition of TRANSITION

: a change from one state or condition to another

[count]

  • We want to have a smooth transition when the new owners take control of the company.

  • the sometimes difficult transition from childhood to adulthood

  • The country made/underwent a peaceful transition from dictatorship to democracy.

[noncount]

  • The industry is undergoing transition. [=is changing in some important way]

  • The company is in transition [=is changing] as it adapts to the new management team.

transitional /trænˈzɪʃənəl/ adjective

  • a transitional government

  • a transitional phase/period/stage

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