alternation
[ɔːltəˈneɪʃ(ə)n, ɒltəˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
alternations (plural noun)
  1. the repeated occurrence of two things in turn.
    "the regular alternation of stressed and unstressed syllables" ·
    "Ghana's climate is warm and humid, with distinct alternations between rainy summer and dry winters"
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How to use alternation in a sentence?
our economic changes are matched by the alternation of democratic and authoritarian regimes in the south.
Ghana's climate is warm and humid, with distinct alternations between rainy summer and dry winters.
the alternation of pluvial and arid periods in the Quaternary.
the regular alternation of stressed and unstressed syllables.
How to say alternation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)afwisseling
Arabic (NOUN)التناوب, تناوب
Bangla বিবর্তন
Bosnian (Latin) izmjenjivanje
Bulgarian (NOUN)редуване
Cantonese (Traditional) 交替
Catalan (NOUN)alternança
Chinese Simplified 交替
Chinese Traditional 交替
Croatian izmjene
Czech (NOUN)alternace, střídání
Danish (NOUN)vekslen, skiftevis
Dutch (NOUN)afwisseling, alternatie
Estonian vaheldumine
Filipino pagsasalitan
Finnish (NOUN)vuorottelu
French (NOUN)alternance
German (NOUN)Alternierung, Wechsel, Abwechslung
Greek (NOUN)εναλλαγή
Haitian Creole altènans
Hebrew חילוף
Hindi विकल्पन
Hungarian (NOUN)váltakozás
Icelandic breytta þjóð
Indonesian silih bergantinya
Italian (NOUN)alternanza, avvicendarsi
Japanese (NOUN)交替, 交代
Korean (NOUN)교대, 교체
Latvian grozījumi
Lithuanian pakaitomis
Malay (Latin) oang
Maltese bidla
Norwegian Bokmål veksling
Persian (NOUN)تناوب
Polish alternatywy
Portuguese (NOUN)alternância
Querétaro Otomi alternancia
Romanian (NOUN)alterare
Russian (NOUN)чередование
Serbian (Cyrillic) замена
Serbian (Latin) zamena
Slovak striedanie
Slovenian (NOUN)menjavanja
Spanish (NOUN)alternancia
Swedish (NOUN)växlingen, alternationen
Tamil மாறி மாறி
Telugu ఆల్టనేషన్
Thai สลับกัน
Turkish (NOUN)münavebe, ardalanması, değişim
Ukrainian (NOUN)чергування
Urdu گردش
Vietnamese xoay chiều
Welsh newid
Yucatec Maya alternancia
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