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English definition of “evanescent”

evanescent

adjective     /ˌiː.vəˈnes.ənt/ US  /ˌev.ə-/ formal
lasting for only a short time , then disappearing quickly and being forgotten Short in timeTemporaryTemporaryShort in time evanescence     /-əns/ noun [U]
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