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transitional

[ tran-zish-uh-nl, ‐sish‐ ]
/ trænˈzɪʃ ə nl, ‐ˈsɪʃ‐ /
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adjective

of or relating to a transition from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another: transitional governments; transitional housing for the homeless.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also tran·si·tion·ar·y [tran-zish-uh-ner-ee, ‐sish‐] /trænˈzɪʃ əˌnɛr i, ‐ˈsɪʃ‐/ .

Origin of transitional

First recorded in 1830–35; transition + -al1
tran·si·tion·al·ly, adverbnon·tran·si·tion·al, adjective
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