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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transitionaladjective

    of or relating to or characterized by transition

    "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"

Wiktionary

  1. transitionaladjective

    of, or relating to a transition

    Etymology: From transitition (from transitio 'transition', from transitus, the past participle of transire 'to transit', itself from trans- 'across' + ire 'to go, pass') + -al

  2. transitionaladjective

    temporary; pending the implementation of something new

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    Etymology: From transitition (from transitio 'transition', from transitus, the past participle of transire 'to transit', itself from trans- 'across' + ire 'to go, pass') + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transitionaladjective

    of or pertaining to transition; involving or denoting transition; as, transitional changes; transitional stage

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitional in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of transitional in a Sentence

  1. Dirley Cortés:

    We're discovering many new species there that are helping us understand the evolution of marine ecosystems during a transitional time.

  2. Festus Mogae:

    The agreement is at risk, having come so close to the formation of the transitional government of national unity, all parties must ensure that the spirit of reconciliation, compromise and dialogue embodied by the agreement should be protected.

  3. Novak Djokovic:

    I mean, I've obviously considered various options. I did consider also stepping down, i think my team wants me to step down, honestly. It's obvious. But I feel something is telling me from inside that I'm supposed to still stay there because I feel that we are part of the big transitional phase in tennis at the moment.

  4. Nick Dykes:

    We think there are only a handful of the transitional card in the world, maybe four or five, this is certainly the first one I have sold.

  5. Lewis County:

    In 85% of Washington, we still have rural communities, we still have community-based police. We still have all of these great things. But the trend is let’s follow what Seattle is doing, because they said, ‘Well, we don’t arrest people who are doing drugs in front of cops.’ Well to me, you do that in Lewis County, you get to go to jail, and you know what you get at jail? You get to see mental health. You get to see counselors. And you get a pathway to getting transitional housing.

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