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noun conversion pronunciation in British English /kənˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of changing from one system, method, or use to another

    currency conversion

    conversion of:

    the conversion of an office building into a block of flats

    conversion from:

    the conversion from communism to capitalism

    1. a.
      [countable] British a building that has been changed so that people can live in it

      a loft conversion (=one that has been changed into a flat)

  2. 3
    [countable] in the game of rugby, a goal that is scored after a try


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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