ephemeral Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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ephemeraladjective

 us   /ɪˈfem·ər·əl/
lasting for only a short time: ephemeral fame
Translations of “ephemeral”
in Arabic عابِر…
in Korean 수명이 짧은…
in Malaysian seketika…
in Turkish kısa ömürlü, geçici…
in Italian effimero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短暫的,極短的, 轉瞬即逝的…
in Russian эфемерный, недолговечный…
in Polish ulotny, efemeryczny…
in Vietnamese phù du…
in Spanish efímero, pasajero…
in Portuguese efêmero…
in Thai ที่มีอายุสั้น…
in Catalan efímer…
in Japanese はかない…
in Indonesian hanya sebentar, selingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短暂的,极短的, 转瞬即逝的…
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