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faddism

noun [U] uk   /ˈfæd.ɪ.zəm/ us  
a tendency to like a style, activity, or interest for a very short period of time
faddist
noun [C] uk   /-ɪst/ us  
Translations of “faddism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 追隨流行, 趕時髦, 短暫地熱愛某風格、活動或興趣的行為傾向…
in Chinese (Simplified) 追随流行, 赶时髦…
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