Definition of 'transition'
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The idea that fracking could be a transition fuel is now widely discredited. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those accustomed to buying and running their own equipment may find the transition difficult. Computing (2010)Experts expect the transition to be smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They think from the moment they exit somewhere in 2019 there will be some sort of transition period. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A smooth transition is already priced in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many fine chasers have been good hurdlers, but the ease with which Thistlecrack has made the transition makes him exceptional. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Without business any such transition would be fanciful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are some early signs that the transition process is nearing its end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They say the degree course may have to be changed to make the transition easier. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was the difference between a smooth transition to independence and a disastrous one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have been through our period of transition. The Sun (2014)The moment of transition is one of the great mysteries of homelessness. STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)This all has big implications for any transition towards economic sustainability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Uncertainty about the length of the transition makes it difficult for people to plan. Christianity Today (2000)We seem to be going through such a period of transition now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But his transition has caused problems for them at school. The Sun (2015)The problem faced by the capitalists in the transition stage can be summed up as follows. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)The transition process has to happen rapidly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Can it make the transition that party politics has now made unavoidable? Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this was neither a smooth nor total transition. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)We are still in the throes of a transition period. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)That eased the transition from one colonial status to another. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The elections are perceived as a key step in the country's transition to democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Foreign diplomats in Rangoon fear the transition to democracy has gone badly wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then there's the awkward business of the transition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'transition'
British English: transition /trænˈzɪʃən/ NOUN
Transition is the process in which something changes from one state to another.
...the transition from childhood to adulthood.
- American English: transition
- Arabic: اِنْتِقال
- Brazilian Portuguese: transição
- Chinese: 转型
- Croatian: prijelaz
- Czech: přechod změna stavu
- Danish: overgang
- Dutch: overgang transitie
- European Spanish: transición
- Finnish: siirtymä
- French: transition
- German: Übergang
- Greek: μετάβαση
- Italian: transizione
- Japanese: 移行
- Korean: 변천
- Norwegian: overgang
- Polish: przejście zmiana
- European Portuguese: transição
- Romanian: trecere
- Russian: переход
- Spanish: transición
- Swedish: övergång
- Thai: การเปลี่ยนแปลง
- Turkish: geçiş
- Ukrainian: перехід
- Vietnamese: quá trình biến chuyển
British English: transition VERB
If someone transitions from one state or activity to another, they move gradually from one to the other.
...we transitioned from the security issues to the challenging economic issues.
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