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"fleeting" in British English

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fleetingadjective

uk   /ˈfliː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
short or ​quick: a fleeting glimpse This is just a fleeting ​visit.
fleetingly
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​quicklyrecovered.
(Definition of fleeting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fleeting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 短暂的, 迅速的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短暫的, 迅速的…
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