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quick fix

noun [C] uk   us   informal disapproving
something that seems to be a fast and easy solution to a problem but is in fact not very good or will not last long: People are still looking for the quick fix. He warned against any quick-fix solutions.
Translations of “quick fix”
in Chinese (Traditional) (不完善的)應急解決辦法,權宜之計…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不完善的)应急解决办法,权宜之计…
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