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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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