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Band-Aid

noun [C]  /ˈbændˌeɪd/

Band-Aid noun [C] (COVERING FOR CUTS)

trademark a thin piece of cloth on a strip that sticks to the skin and is used to cover small cuts

Band-Aid

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈbæn·deɪd/

Band-Aid adjective [not gradable] (TEMPORARY)

informal used to describe something that will only be helpful for a short time or in a limited way: It was a Band-Aid solution for a major, long-term problem.
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