[ swich-oh-ver ]
/ ˈswɪtʃˌoʊ vər /


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

Origin of switchover

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase switch over
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British Dictionary definitions for switchover

/ (ˈswɪtʃˌəʊvə) /


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