Definition of transitionally in US English:

transitionally

adverb

  • See transitional

    • ‘The Jagüel Formation passes transitionally to the limestones of the Roca Formation, which is Maastrichtian-Danian as based on fossil content.’
    • ‘It's better to transitionally regulate Muslim schools in the state sector than have private faith schools over which there is no state control and supervision.’
    • ‘Can the transitionally unemployed be given the benefit of the doubt for four to six weeks?’
    • ‘If anything, I carry my atheism more happily for having arrived at it by a transitionally religious route.’
    • ‘As coccolith content increases the calcareous mudstone passes transitionally to a coccolith limestone.’

Pronunciation

transitionally

/-SHənlē/