Temporary; pending the implementation of something new(adjective)
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Use "transitional" in a sentence
"The coming rains are spurring aid groups, the international community and the Haitian government to focus on building what they call transitional housing."
"UES has made repeated assurances that what it calls a transitional period will be launched in July, deregulating a quarter of capacity contracts until 2011, when the remainder will also be fully liberalized."
"So, he ` d have to have what we call transitional objects."