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μεταβολή 1 μεταβάλλω

I.a change, changing, Pind., barter, traffic, Thuc.
II.(from Mid.) a transition, change, and in pl. changes, vicissitudes, Hdt., Eur.:—c. gen. change from a thing, μ. κακῶν Eur.; rarely change to . . , μ. ἀπραγμοσύνης Thuc.; but this is generally expressed by a prep., ἅμα τῇ μ. ἐς Ἕλληνας their going over to the Greeks, Hdt.; ἐναντία μ. change to the contrary, Thuc.
2.μ. τῆς ἡμέρης an eclipse, Hdt.
3.μ. πολιτείας change of government, a revolution, Thuc. military term, a wheeling about, Polyb.; metaph. of a speaker, Aeschin.

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