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There is a momentary pause before he answers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was not a momentary lapse of judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And a momentary pause in aircraft landings at an airport nobody uses anyway. The Sun (2006)This made me flinch and caused me to have a momentary lapse in concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The most likely reason was a momentary lapse of concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The colliding egos of senior officials caused momentary and unforgivable lapses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Perhaps the collapse could have been attributed to a momentary lapse of concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Neither is this a momentary lapse. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It was succeeded by other instruments of pleasure, or rather of momentary relief. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is one momentary lapse, one stroke of good luck. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was distraught afterwards, and his act could only be explained as a momentary mental lapse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the very worst, he is guilty of a momentary lapse of reason. The Sun (2013)The drugs brought momentary relief. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Health Secretary had a momentary lapse of anger. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Indeed, no one mentioned this momentary lapse, and it received little press coverage. Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)His momentary lapse allowed Long to ghost into the space he used for the game's opening goal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the thought of being personally connected with the transaction was less agreeable; and her momentary flashes of amusement were followed by increasing periods of doubt. Edith Wharton The House of Mirth (1905)There will be countless athletes at these Olympic Games who will suffer a momentary lapse after four years of preparation and hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Alas, I am built more for momentary lapses in judgment than permanent holiness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'momentary'

British English: momentary /ˈməʊməntərɪ; -trɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is momentary lasts for only a very short time.
...a momentary silence.
  • American English: momentary
  • Arabic: مُؤَقَتٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: momentâneo
  • Chinese: 瞬间的
  • Croatian: trenutačan
  • Czech: přechodný
  • Danish: momentan
  • Dutch: kortstondig
  • European Spanish: momentáneo
  • Finnish: hetkellinen
  • French: momentané
  • German: momentan
  • Greek: στιγμιαίος
  • Italian: momentaneo
  • Japanese: 瞬間の
  • Korean: 순간의
  • Norwegian: kortvarig
  • Polish: chwilowy
  • European Portuguese: momentâneo
  • Romanian: efemer
  • Russian: моментальный
  • Spanish: momentáneo
  • Swedish: tillfällig
  • Thai: ชั่วครู่
  • Turkish: bir anlık
  • Ukrainian: миттєвий
  • Vietnamese: tạm thời

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