Definition of transition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

    

transition

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NAmE//trænˈzɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another transition (from something) (to something) the transition from school to full-time work He will remain head of state during the period of transition to democracy. transition (between A and B) We need to ensure a smooth transition between the old system and the new one. This course is useful for students who are in transition (= in the process of changing) from one field of study to another.
 transitional
 
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NAmE//trænˈzɪʃənl//
 
adjective a transitional period a transitional government

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