In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(change)transición feminine(period/stage) (before noun) de transicióna period/time of transition — un período/una época de transición
- to be in a state of transition — estar en estado de transición
- transition from sth to sth — transición de algo a algo
- the transition from dictatorship to democracy — la transición de la dictadura a la democracia
- he successfully made the transition from monastic to secular life — pasó de la vida monástica a la secular sin problemas
- transition element — elemento de transición
- He made his fortune during the country's rapid transition to a free market economy during the 1990s.
- The system provides an interesting experimental model because the structural transitions occur over the time scale of weeks.
- Living in a country in transition, I always believe democracy is a good thing to fight for.
- The transition has happened gradually, in daily lessons that come through patience and careful scrutiny.
- The situationists only wanted what could never exist, never accepting a period of transition, a process of change.
- In Spain we did have a period of transition from a totalitarian regime to a democracy, just like you.
- For these other countries, postcommunism designates the period of transition and radical democratic changes that followed the end of communist rule.
- He added that being a public radio is necessary to be involved with the processes of unification in countries in transition.
- His arrest is political and I fear we are in transition from democracy to dictatorship.
- The church is in a period of enormous transition with heroic attempts being made to adapt to new conditions.
- Ever since the move, she had used the excuse that everyone was testy because they were still in transition - still in a period of adjustment.
- He skilfully dissects the complex and varied forms of the labour process during periods of transition.
- The country's transition to capitalism has been uncertain, with the privatization of state-run enterprises proceeding slowly.
- Marriage is the most important stage in a person's life, marking the official transition to adulthood.
- The new Cabinet appears designed, in short, to help ensure an orderly transition.
- For some the confidence of adolescence is replaced with questions and doubt, marking the transition to adulthood.
- We can project that our planet's human population will stabilise, as all continents undergo the demographic transition.
- A case of too fast a transition from feudalism to modernity?
- Several rather abrupt transitions have now been noted.
- Must we always be a community in transition with high immigration and transient internal population?
- In a telling transition from B minor to F major, Delius calms the troubled man.
- The transition from the dominant to the tonic, while hardly original to our ears, is still effective, and one of the movement's strong points.
- I was bowled over by the energy of the Seventh Symphony which has a lovely transition in the First Movement and a dreamy Allegretto reminding one of hallowed antiquity.
- A quick transition to the major tonality provides sunshine.
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