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English definition of “volatile”

volatile

adjective     /ˈvɒlətaɪl/ US  /ˈvɑːlətəl/
PERSON A volatile person can suddenly become angry or violent .Bad-tempered
SITUATION A volatile situation might suddenly change : a volatile political situation ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
volatility     /ˌvɒləˈtɪləti/ noun [U]
(Definition of volatile adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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