英 [træn'zɪʃ(ə)n; trɑːn-; -'sɪʃ-]
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1. trans- "across, over" + ire "go" (see ion) => transire "cross over, pass away, go over".
2. transire => 过去分词：transitus => transit- + -ion => transition.
3. => a going across or over.
- transition (n.)
- mid-15c., from Latin transitionem (nominative transitio) "a going across or over," noun of action from past participle stem of transire "go or cross over" (see transient).
- 1. In the past this process of transition has often proven difficult.
- 2. His six-year transition programme has by no means been a complete failure.
- 3. He found the transition to boarding school excruciatingly painful.
- 4. The French say they favour a transition to democracy.
- 5. Inevitably the transition will yield some sticky moments.
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