transiency

noun
tran·sien·cy | \ ˈtran(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)-sē , -zē-ən(t)- , -sē-ən(t)- ; -zhən(t)-sē , -jən(t)- \

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Examples of transiency in a Sentence

because of the transiency of their residency, college students often display little interest in the welfare of the towns where they go to school

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The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, "The ‘Treasonous’ Teens Living in One Nation Under Guns," 30 May 2018

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1652, in the meaning defined above

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