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English definition of “sticking-plaster”

sticking-plaster

adjective [before noun]     /ˈstɪk.ɪŋˌplɑː.stər/ US  /-ˌplæs.tɚ/ UK disapproving
dealing with a problem in a temporary and unsatisfactory way: a sticking-plaster approach / solution / measure sticking-plaster politics TemporaryShort in time
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