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Meaning of “transitory” in the English Dictionary

"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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uk   us   /ˈtrænsɪtəri/
only lasting for a ​shortperiod of ​time: A ​growingproportion of the ​population are in a transitory ​stage between ​paidemployment and old age. transitory ​factors/​issues a transitory ​phase/​period
(Definition of transitory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transitory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 短暂的,转瞬即逝的…
in Turkish geçici, gelip geçici…
in Russian преходящий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短暫的,轉瞬即逝的…
in Polish przemijajacy, krótkotrwały, przejściowy…
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