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  1. the act or process of changing from one power source, system, etc., to another.
  2. an act or an instance of changing from one job, belief, style, etc., to another.
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Origin of switchover

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase switch over
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Examples from the Web for switchover

Historical Examples

  • You know who's grown richer and richer since the switchover.

    Meeting of the Board

    Alan Edward Nourse

British Dictionary definitions for switchover


  1. the act or an instance of changing from one method, policy, or technology to anotherthe switchover to digital television
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