changeover

noun

change·​over ˈchānj-ˌō-vər How to pronounce changeover (audio)
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: a pause in a tennis match during which the players change sides of the court

Example Sentences

Were there any problems during the changeover from the franc to the euro? the region's changeover from an agricultural economy to one based on manufacturing
Recent Examples on the Web This particular production, directed by Dreya Weber, is likely to be there for about six months, before getting a changeover, offering a reason for hard-core fans to go back again. Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune, 25 Sep. 2022 Tuesday was also a first for the king, who for the first time has presided over a changeover in power. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 25 Oct. 2022 As the world has not witnessed a changeover in power within the British monarchy in more than seven decades, many are wondering about funeral services for Queen Elizabeth — and where the late head of state may be laid to rest when she is buried. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, 10 Sep. 2022 And while uncommon, mistakes can sometimes happen during the changeover. Amy Wagner And Steve Sprovach, The Enquirer, 15 Sep. 2022 The changeover would be costly, time-consuming and of limited benefit to Russia, which already has a considerable supply of nuclear power. Isabel Coles, WSJ, 14 Aug. 2022 The changeover has been in the works for years and isn't related to the current economic climate, PepsiCo said. CBS News, 8 June 2022 The changeover has been in the works for years and isn’t related to the current economic climate, PepsiCo said. Dee-ann Durbin, Chicago Tribune, 8 June 2022 The changeover has been in the works for years and isn’t related to the current economic climate, PepsiCo said. Dee-ann Durbin, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of changeover was in 1892

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“Changeover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/changeover. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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