Definition of short-lasting in English:

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short-lasting

adjective

Occurring or effective for only a short period of time: the bug causes short-lasting outbreaks of abdominal pain and nausea
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  • Most of these plant-based essential oils tend to have short-lasting properties compared with DEET.
  • It is known by vet pain specialists in academia to be too short-lasting to be any good.
  • After a succession of short-lasting governors, he brought a new continuity to Irish administration.
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