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transient

noun [C]     /ˈtræn.zi.ənt/ US  /ənt/ mainly US formal
someone who lives only temporarily in a place : It's an organization set up to provide money and help for transients.People who live or settle somewhere transience     /-əns/ noun [U] formal the transience of human existence / fame TemporaryShort in time
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