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transition División en sílabas: tran·si·tion
Pronunciación: /tranˈziSH(ə)n/

Definición de transition en inglés:


1The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another: students in transition from one program to another a transition to multiparty democracy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The situationists only wanted what could never exist, never accepting a period of transition, a process of change.
  • He skilfully dissects the complex and varied forms of the labour process during periods of transition.
  • For these other countries, postcommunism designates the period of transition and radical democratic changes that followed the end of communist rule.
change, passage, move, transformation, conversion, metamorphosis, alteration, handover, changeover;
segue, shift, switch, jump, leap, progression;
progress, development, evolution, flux
1.1A passage in a piece of writing that smoothly connects two topics or sections to each other.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Both approaches have strengths and flaws, which we discuss at the end of the broad-brush passage in making the transition to the particularistic section.
  • This is usually a boring topic, but the author makes the transition smoothly.
  • What redeems the transition flaws is tight writing.
1.2 Music A momentary modulation from one key to another.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I was bowled over by the energy of the Seventh Symphony which has a lovely transition in the First Movement and a dreamy Allegretto reminding one of hallowed antiquity.
  • In a telling transition from B minor to F major, Delius calms the troubled man.
  • A quick transition to the major tonality provides sunshine.
1.3 Physics A change of an atom, nucleus, electron, etc., from one quantum state to another, with emission or absorption of radiation.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The absorption and emission spectra of molecules can be correlated with such transitions of electrons between allowed quantized energy levels.
  • The active medium in a conventional laser is an electromagnetic cavity that resonates at the same frequency as the optical transitions of electrons in the medium.
  • Now, when these electrons make a transition back to some lower energy level, electromagnetic rays are emitted in the process which carry away the energy.


chiefly North American Volver al principio  
Undergo or cause to undergo a process or period of transition: [with object]: the network ought to be built by the federal government and then transitioned into private industry [no object]: we have transitioned from a high-intensity combat operation to a support role in the community
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Each of us is in the process of transitioning our weaknesses into strengths, some faster than others, some slower than others.
  • After 1945, the war industries quickly transitioned to peaceful purposes, and the recovery proceeded.
  • Others are transitioning from more expensive private networks.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • During this transitionary period, I anticipate that some posts will continue to be flirty, frivolous and funny, while others will reflect my mood at the time.
  • But maybe that it what's wanted during this transitionary period when so many younger people bypass the newspaper for the web.
  • Perhaps you have the good fortune of knowing a group of other newbies who can be your pals, or at least your transitionary pals.


Mid 16th century: from French, or from Latin transitio(n-), from transire 'go across'.

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