Definition of transitionary in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌnerē/


See transition

‘During this transitionary period, I anticipate that some posts will continue to be flirty, frivolous and funny, while others will reflect my mood at the time.’
  • ‘But maybe that it what's wanted during this transitionary period when so many younger people bypass the newspaper for the web.’
  • ‘Perhaps you have the good fortune of knowing a group of other newbies who can be your pals, or at least your transitionary pals.’
  • ‘Their language, their world, their everything seems to be caught up within the transitionary state of being neither little kids nor adults.’
  • ‘He added that European clubs would need a transitionary period to allow them to prepare for the new rules.’