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verb [transitive] transpose pronunciation in American English /trænsˈpoʊz/
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present participletransposing
past tensetransposed
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  1. 1
    formal to change the order or position of something

    Children often transpose letters when trying to spell new words.

  2. 2
    to use an idea or method in a different situation from the one it was originally developed in

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 transpose pronunciation in American English /ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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