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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transitional(adj)

    of or relating to or characterized by transition

    "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"


  1. transitional(Adjective)

    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. transitional(Adjective)

    temporary; pending the implementation of something new

    XHTML 1.0 Transitional

    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. Transitional(adj)

    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. Doug Arthur:

    I thought the transitional costs were going to be in the $50 million-and-under range, they are talking a very big number ... there is a little shock value to that.

  2. European Union finance ministers:

    Member states participating in the banking union agree to put in place a system of bridge financing arrangements in order to ensure sufficient funding to the SRF during the transitional period, as of 2016, each participating member state will enter into a harmonized loan facility agreement with the Single Resolution Board (SRB), providing a national individual credit line to the SRB to back its national compartment in the SRF in case of possible funding shortfalls following resolution cases of banks of the Member State concerned.

  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. Gaberiel Bever:

    Turtles have been missing their Archaeopteryx, their missing link to the rest of the vertebrate tree, since Darwin told us that we should be looking for one, with Odontochelys, Pappochelys and now Eunotosaurus, we now have a remarkable series of transitional forms that take us from an almost lizard-like creature to the modern turtle body plan that is so interesting and bizarre.

  5. Chief Financial Officer Steve Hare:

    Once we get through the transitional period, and we get to the targeted level of recurring revenue, then the growth rate will pick up, the same is true of our operating margin.

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