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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 10/23/2014 is:transition (noun) \tran-SISH-un\ What does it mean? 1 : a changing from one state, stage, place, or subject to another2 : a musical passage leading from one section of a piece to anotherHow do you use it? Careful planning resulted in a smooth transition when the new owners took control of the company. Are you a word wiz? At the root of "transition" we find the Latin word "transire." What do you think "transire" means? A. to snort, sneeze B. to cross, pass by C. to look, look at D. to heap up, build Check your answer on Word Central.


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