Definition of transitional
- a transitional passage in music
- They are often transitional areas between water environments and dry land, and are populated by many trees and plants that can put up with the occasional flood …
- —JoAnn Shroyer
- The social worlds of neighborhood and village are now less important as transitional zones between home and nonhome settings.
- —Theano S. Terkenli
- … turning into a civilian coup, that … established a transitional government and prepared the way for multi-party elections.
- —Larry Diamond
- … an animal about the size of a turkey that they contend was a flightless bird, a transitional figure between some carnivorous dinosaurs and modern birds.
- —John Noble Wilford
- The problem then is to structure a sequence of reforms that is politically consistent with the social mores of the Soviet Union, economically coherent, and transitionally sound …
- —Edgar L. Feige