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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtransitorytran‧si‧to‧ry /ˈtrænzətəri $ -tɔːri/ AWL adjective  SHORT TIMEcontinuing or existing for only a short time
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transitoryRelativism is not an attractive proposition to anyone, least of all philosophers, because everything becomes so uncertain and transitory.Whether such a remark represents transitory frustration or deep disillusionment is not always easy to tell.This is probably due to the relatively transitory nature of what they name.the transitory nature of young loveAs she tilted her face upwards to answer, her bone structure was thrown into transitory relief.This departs from the measure based on lifetime incomes, on account of systematic life-cycle factors and of transitory variation in incomes.The benefits are transitory, wearing off as the alcohol is filtered out of the body.It is a transitory work which lays the groundwork for themes and styles found in the theater sixty years later.
From Longman Business Dictionarytransitorytran‧si‧to‧ry /ˈtrænzətəri-tɔːri/ adjective formal continuing or existing for only a short period of timeThe current weakness in gold is transitory and will eventually produce greater profits.The last decade saw powerful buttransitory economicchanges.
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