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shifting

Syllabification: shift·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈSHiftiNG
 
/

Definition of shifting in English:

adjective

Changing, especially unpredictably: diverse districts with shifting demographics

Phrases

shifting sands

1
Used in reference to something that is constantly changing, especially unpredictably: whether something is accepted depends upon the shifting sands of taste

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