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Definition of short-lived adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

short-lived

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌʃɔrtˈlɪvd//
 
, NAmE//ˌʃɔrtˈlaɪvd//
 
 
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lasting only for a short time a short-lived government Her success was great, but short-lived.
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