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  • n  an event in which one thing is substituted for another
  • n  the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements
  • n  complete change in character or condition
    the permutations...taking place in the physical world"- Henry Miller
  • n  act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group

  • The General tried out all permutations of troop deployment but there seemed no way he could muster enough troops for the capture of the island.
  • The critic said with derision, "What you say is new is simply an odd permutation of several old ideas."
  • Frieda tried out all permutations of classical dance forms in her new production.
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  • ‘Machete Kills’ Review: The Cast Is a Scream as Robert Rodriguez Spins His Wheels
    In Machete Kills, director Robert Rodriguez once again celebrates guns, babes, and manly men. This sequel to Machete finds many ways to combine those three factors, offering a new permutation every few minutes. The action is dumb and goofy and very self aware, and Machete Kills is occasionally kind of a blast. The cast is game for [...]
    Sept. 20, 2013 - /Film
  • 'RHOM' Exclusive: Li-anna's Special Relationship
    After 30 plus seasons of Bravo's Real Housewives franchise, fans have seem every permutation of female friendship imaginable. Or, almost every permutation, as ETonline's exclusive clip from tonight's all-new episode of Real Housewives of Miami!
    Sept. 16, 2013 - ET Online via omg!

  • Juande Ramos in Irish Independent
    Juande Ramos, the former Seville and Real Madrid coach, said last week that Iniesta "injects something unique and I am sure whatever permutation the coach decides on, he will be part of the starting XI".
  • Michael Cullen in The Age
    Every possible permutation is still in play,Cullen told National Radio.
  • Sam Allardyce in
    Certainly there is a permutation of those three being a major force, if they can perform like they did at Bolton,Allardyce added. "At some stage throughout the season no doubt I will use it again. The only thing that happens is you lose...

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