transiency

noun
tran·​sien·​cy | \ ˈtran(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)-sē How to pronounce transiency (audio) , -zē-ən(t)-, -sē-ən(t)-; -zhən(t)-sē, -jən(t)- \

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because of the transiency of their residency, college students often display little interest in the welfare of the towns where they go to school
Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of transiency

1652, in the meaning defined above

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“Transiency.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transiency. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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