Variant of permutation
- any radical alteration; total transformation
- a complete rearrangement, esp. by interchanging
- Math. any of the total number of groupings, or subsets, into which a group, or set, of elements can be arranged in a particular order: the permutations of A, B, and C taken two at a time are AB, BA, AC, CA, BC, CB
Origin: ME permutacion < MFr < L permutatio < permutare: see permute
- permutational adjective
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