: providing a specified service for short periods of time
a short-stay car park
: staying at a place (such as a hospital or nursing home) for a short period of time
short-stay patients/residents

Examples of short-stay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the Free Press found many youths languished in what is designed to be a short-stay facility because there aren't enough beds in treatment facilities in Michigan. Christine MacDonald, Detroit Free Press, 30 Jan. 2024 Centers have been set up to provide legal aid and short-stay arrangements for victims. Suhasini Raj,, 13 May 2023 Which makes sense: Hoteliers already possess the know-how to both develop and operate properties—and what are residences, really, other than long-stay versions of short-stay hotel rooms? David Kaufman, Robb Report, 30 Apr. 2023 These are passports of Sudanese passport holders who have applied for a short-stay Schengen visa or an MVV (provisional residence permit). Sana Noor Haq, CNN, 28 Apr. 2023 According to the company, Zarife's main goal will be to boost local guest and host numbers and evolve the markets for the short-stay and experiences platform across the region. Angelica Mari, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2023

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“Short-stay.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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