permutation

Noun

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Noun

**permutation**

- One of the ways something exists, or the ways a set of objects can be ordered.
*Which***permutation**for completing our agenda items makes the most sense?

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*mathematics*) A one-to-one mapping from a finite set to itself.*This***permutation**takes each element to the one following it, with the last mapped back to the first.

- (
*mathematics, combinatorics*) An ordering of a finite set of distinct elements.*There are six***permutations**of three elements, e.g. {abc, acb, bac, bca, cab, cba}.

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*music*) A transformation of a set's prime form, by applying one or more of certain operations, specifically, transposition, inversion, and retrograde.

- French: permutation
- Italian: permutazione
- Portuguese: permutação
- Russian: пермутация
- Spanish: permutación

- French: permutation
- German: Permutation
- Italian: permutazione
- Portuguese: permutação
- Russian: перестано́вка
- Spanish: permutación

- Portuguese: permutação
- Russian: пермутация

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