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stopgap

noun [C]  us   /ˈstɑpˈɡæp/
something that can be used until something better or more permanent can be obtained: Housing the homeless in shelters has to be seen as a stopgap measure.
Translations of “stopgap”
in Chinese (Traditional) 權宜之計, 臨時替代品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 权宜之计, 临时替代品…
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