transition

noun
ADJECTIVE
abrupt, rapid, sudden
direct
gradual, slow
awkward, difficult, painful
easy, seamless, smooth
successful
orderly, peaceful
democratic
VERB + TRANSITION
bring about

The negotiators hoped to bring about a smooth transition to an interim administration.

complete, make

The company was slow to make the transition from paper to computer.

undergo
mark

The ceremony marks the transition of the student to graduate status.

ease, smooth
TRANSITION + VERB
occur, take place
be complete

Her transition from girl to woman was complete.

TRANSITION + NOUN
period, process
phase
committee, team
PREPOSITION
during (the) transition

He will remain head of state during the transition to democracy.

in transition

The country is in transition from an agricultural to an industrial society.

transition between

This training course aims to smooth the transition between education and employment.

transition from, transition to
PHRASES
a period of transition, a time of transition
a process of transition
a state of transition

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