Meaning of “fleeting” in the English Dictionary

"fleeting" in British English

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fleetingadjective

uk /ˈfliː.tɪŋ/ us /ˈfliː.t̬ɪŋ/
fleetingly
adverb uk /ˈfliː.tɪŋ.li/ us /ˈfliː.t̬ɪŋ.li/

I glimpsed her fleetingly through the window.

(Definition of “fleeting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fleeting" in American English

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fleetingadjective

us /ˈfli·t̬ɪŋ/

brief or quick:

He had a fleeting moment of panic but quickly recovered.

(Definition of “fleeting” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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