HyperDic: alternation

English > 1 sense of the word alternation:
NOUNactalternationsuccessive change from one thing or state to another and back again
alternation > pronunciation
Soundsao'lterney.shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > alternation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningsuccessive change from one thing or state to another and back again.
Example"a trill is a rapid alternation between the two notes"
Broadersuccession, sequenceThe action of following in order
Spanishalternación, alternancia
Catalanalternació, alternança
Verbsalternatedo something in turns
alternatego back and forth

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