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tran·si·tion

 (trăn-zĭsh′ən, -sĭsh′-)
n.
1. Change from one form, state, style, or place to another.
2.
a. Change from one subject to another in discourse.
b. A word, phrase, sentence, or series of sentences connecting one part of a discourse to another.
3. Music
a. Change from one key or tonality to another.
b. A passage connecting two themes or sections, usually changing to a new key or tonality.
4. Genetics A point mutation in which a pyrimidine is replaced by another pyrimidine, or a purine is replaced by another purine.
5. Sports The process of changing from defense to offense or offense to defense without a stoppage in play, as in basketball or hockey.
6. A period during childbirth that precedes the expulsive phase of labor, characterized by strong uterine contractions and nearly complete cervical dilation.
intr.v. tran·si·tioned, tran·si·tion·ing, tran·si·tions
1. To make a transition.
2. Sports To change from defense to offense or offense to defense without a stoppage in play.

tran·si′tion·al, tran·si′tion·ar′y (-zĭsh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.
tran·si′tion·al·ly adv.
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Our Arab brothers in Sudan deserve our full support for drawing up this transitionary roadmap, and the UAE fully endorses this process.
It said: Jon came in during a transitionary period and his knowledge and experience has helped to guide the group through this stage in its development as well as passing on vital knowledge to those around him.
will use the millions to ensure Sudan's military council attains "recognition as the legitimate transitionary leadership of the Republic of the Sudan," by securing high-level meetings and funding from the US, Russia and others, the document reveals.
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The fact that according to the draft agreement the United Kingdom would continue to fulfil all of its financial obligations until the end of the transitionary period, is a further argument in favour of an ordered exit, the State Secretary highlighted, pointing out that close security and defence policy cooperation must be maintained with the British even after Brexit.
His 23 years of experience with Siemens provides valuable perspective to the power and oil and gas businesses, as energy markets continue to evolve in this transitionary period, the company commented.
His 23 years of experience with Siemens provides valuable perspective to the power and oil and gas businesses as energy markets continue to evolve in this transitionary period.
Additionally, even if a covered entity that is also a licensee in one or more of the Model Law states wants to amend its policies to ensure compliance by addressing any of these differences, each Model Law state provides for a transitionary period within which a licensee can do so.
We are introducing transitionary measures for gun owners to hand in their guns to Police to hold until details of a buy-back are announced.
It is almost certain that after Brexit, marketing authorization holders (MAHs) will have to put in place a UK-based QPPV, as well as a EU QPPV based in the remaining EEA region to continue distributing drug products in both markets, although draft legislation issued by the UK government indicates that there may be a transitionary period of 21 months for establishing a UK QPPV, even in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
27 February 2019 - New Jersey, US-based Imperial Dade, a distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, has entered into a management services and inventory purchase agreement to manage, oversee and operate the New Jersey branch of Ohio, US-based Joshen Paper and Packaging through a three-month transitionary period and ultimately integrate operations into Imperial Dade's existing Jersey City, NJ and Bordentown, NJ locations, the company said.
Disposable food service company Imperial Dade revealed on Tuesday that it intends to manage, oversee and operate the Edison, New Jersey branch of Joshen Paper & Packaging under its management services and inventory purchase agreement through a three-month transitionary period .