conversion noun

1 change to a new form/system/use

ADJ. careful Today, after a careful conversion, it is a very comfortable and elegant country home. | barn, loft | office | currency There are no charges for currency conversion. | data, file | energy Cheap solar energy conversion has been the dream of some scientists since the 1970s.

VERB + CONVERSION carry out, undertake

PREP. ~ from, ~ into A local building firm will carry out the conversion of the farm buildings into business units. | ~ to conversion from analogue to digital data

2 religious

ADJ. religious | deathbed | overnight, sudden (figurative) her overnight conversion to market economics

VERB + CONVERSION experience, undergo In the late eighties he underwent a religious conversion.

CONVERSION + NOUN experience

PREP. ~ from, ~ to her conversion from Buddhism to Christianity

3 in rugby

VERB + CONVERSION kick | add The try came in the third minute and Jon Bland added the conversion.

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