short–lived

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adjective \ˈshȯrt-ˈlivd also -ˈlīvd\

Definition of short–lived

  1. :  not living or lasting long short–lived insects short–lived joy

First Known Use of short–lived

1588


SHORT–LIVED Defined for English Language Learners

short-lived

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adjective

Definition of short–lived for English Language Learners

  • : living or lasting for a short time


SHORT–LIVED Defined for Kids

short–lived

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adjective \ˈshȯrt-ˈlivd, -ˈlīvd\

Definition of short–lived for Students

  1. :  living or lasting only a short time short-lived joy


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of short–lived


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