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English definition of “impermanent”

impermanent

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpɜː.mə.nənt/ us    /-ˈpɝː-/
not lasting for ever or not lasting for a long time: Acrylic paint is quick-drying but impermanent.TemporaryShort in time
impermanence
noun [U] uk   /-nəns/ us  
the impermanence and fragility of lifeTemporaryShort in time
(Definition of impermanent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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