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## .css-50zrmy{text-transform:uppercase;}How to use permutation in a sentence

It’s a hokey setup, but Duchovny is spiritedly determined to work through the various permutations of this man-and-Mammon tale.
DAVID DUCHOVNY WANTS TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AS A NOVELIST. HIS NEW BOOK MAKES A GOOD CASE.MARK ATHITAKISFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rejewski applied the branch of mathematics devoted to permutations to the problem — an approach that would look obvious only after he used it.
HACKERS THRIVE ON THE WEAK LINK IN CYBERSECURITY: PEOPLEGERSHOM GORENBERGFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That a story set in 19th-century England thrives in this country so ubiquitously, in so many permutations, remains a bit of a wonder.
THEATERS ARE SHUT, BUT ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ IS FOREVER. THE ENDLESS VARIETY ONLINE PROVES IT.PETER MARKSDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This problem was equivalent to finding the probability that a random permutation of five people was also a derangement, meaning no one wound up in their own starting position.
HOW HIGH CAN YOU COUNT WITH MENORAH MATH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSDECEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Usually in order to find them you need to go fishing in the sea of permutations of different elements.
ALCHEMY ARRIVES IN A BURST OF LIGHTPHILIP BALLSEPTEMBER 30, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The economic reform wrought is largely of the nature of a permutation in the methods of conspicuous waste.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
We may thus select the four coins in one hundred ways, and the four removed may be arranged by permutation in twenty-four ways.
AMUSEMENTS IN MATHEMATICSHENRY ERNEST DUDENEY
This permutation is made very convenient by the sentences being printed in sections which may be moved about and combined at will.
MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY MATERIALSMARIA MONTESSORI
Nevertheless, it is much easier to give the child a vivid impression of them by the permutation of parts than by explanation.
MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY MATERIALSMARIA MONTESSORI
Reputable authority can be quoted in behalf of every possible permutation of doctrine.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

## WORDS RELATED TO PERMUTATION

• alteration
• alternation
• diversity
• flip-flop
• fluctuation
• innovation
• mid-course correction
• mutability
• mutation
• novelty
• permutation
• progression
• reversal
• revolution
• shift
• sport
• switch
• switchover
• transposition
• turnaround
• uncertainty
• ups and downs
• variation
• variety
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