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English noun: permutation

1. permutation (event) an event in which one thing is substituted for another

SamplesThe replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood.

Synonymsreplacement, substitution, switch, transposition

Broader (hypernym)fluctuation, variation

2. permutation (act) the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements

Broader (hypernym)mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation

3. permutation (act) complete change in character or condition

SamplesThe permutations...taking place in the physical world.

Broader (hypernym)transformation, translation

4. permutation (act) act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group

Broader (hypernym)reordering

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