Meaning of “transitory” in the English Dictionary

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"transitory" in American English

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transitoryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈtræn·zɪˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/ fml

not permanent; temporary:

the transitory nature of life

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

"transitory" in Business English

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transitoryadjective

uk /ˈtrænsɪtəri/ us

only lasting for a short period of time:

A growing proportion of the population are in a transitory stage between paid employment and old age.
transitory factors/issues
a transitory phase/period

(Definition of “transitory” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)