short-stay

adjective

Definition of short-stay

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

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“Short-stay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-stay. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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