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English definition of “impermanent”

impermanent

adjective     /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     /-nəns/ noun [U] the impermanence and fragility of lifeTemporaryShort in time
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