transition

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/trænˈzɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/trænˈzɪʃən, -ˈsɪʃ-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(tran zishən, -sish-)



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transition

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [book's, movie's] transitions
  2. the transitions between [scenes, chapters]
  3. has [smooth, awkward, seamless] transitions (between)
  4. (overall) it has been a [smooth] transition
  5. the transition of power [to, from]
  6. a transition to a new [job, office]
  7. am in the middle of a career transition
  8. am still getting used to the transition
  9. the transition into a new era
  10. was a [period, decade] of transition
  11. her transition into [adulthood, college life]
  12. is (not) handling the transition well
  13. can be a [difficult, scary] transition (for)
  14. to help ease the transition for [students, new employees]
  15. the transition from [liquid to gas, dictatorship to democracy]
  16. the transition [between, through] the gears is smooth
  17. the car has [awkward] gear transition
v
  1. transition into [adulthood, college, a new job]
  2. transition to [democracy, public school]
  3. transition from [male, female] to [female, male]
  4. transition from [high school, poverty]
  5. transition out of [high school]
  6. transition back to [his old job, her prior position]
  7. transition off (of) [welfare, probation]
  8. transitioned [directly, smoothly, successfully]
n as adj
  1. the transition period
  2. transition economies
  3. during the transition process
  4. the use of transition words
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