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short-lived

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'short-ˈlaɪvd/ or /'short-'lĭvd/
Many linguists prefer /'short-'laɪvd/ as the term refers to a short life (a noun) rather than the past tense of live (a verb).

Adjective

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Positive
short-lived

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  1. Not alive or existent for a long period of time.
    "His joy was short-lived as he watched his fortunes change."

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