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You may think that the retail upturn will prove to be short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Recovery is not yet broadly based and may prove short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But their joy may be short-lived with the points likely to be deducted next week. The Sun (2014)It can be a very short-lived career. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The marriage was short-lived and he subsequently remarried. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The reason is that the victory was relatively short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Victory for the status quo will prove short-lived. Larry Downes THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)Her short-lived marriage had ended in divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their tenure there proved short-lived as the company got into difficulty soon after they joined. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her relief at the end of that short-lived marriage was palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sharp improvement in exports could prove short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His departure from public life has proved short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the relationship may be short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But any joy must be short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2011)HERE we look at some celebrities who had famously short-lived marriages. The Sun (2014)It's an intense but short-lived career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The news of a fuel duty freeze is positive, but it may be short-lived. The Sun (2015)His ministerial career proved short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may be a short-lived dalliance, but he says he has noticed an improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The joy was short-lived, as the game continued to unfold at an exciting pace. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If it does, this may only be short-lived. The Sun (2014)But their joy is short-lived. The Sun (2007)The marriage was short-lived and he returned to a willing Dorothy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was disingenuous, for he knew well that popular enthusiasm is no less sincere for being relatively short-lived. Hugh Bicheno REBELS AND REDCOATS: The American Revolutionary War (2003)

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Translations for 'short-lived'

British English: short-lived ADJECTIVE
Something that is short-lived does not last very long.
Any hope that the speech would end the war was short-lived.

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