Translation of transition in Spanish:

transition

Pronunciation: /trænˈzɪʃən; trænˈzɪʃən; trɑːn-/

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  • 1.1 (change) transición (f) a period/time of transition un período/una época de transición to be in a state of transition estar* en estado de transición transition from sth to sth transición (f)de algo a algo the transition from dictatorship to democracy la transición de la dictadura a la democracia he successfully made the transition from monastic to secular life pasó de la vida monástica a la secular sin problemas (before n) [period/stage] de transición transition element [Chem] elemento (m) de transición
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    • 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.
    1.2 [Mus] transición (f)
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    • 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.

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