stop-gap

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stop-gap (not comparable)

  1. Temporary; short-term.
    They put a stop-gap solution in place, but need something more permanent.

Noun[edit]

stop-gap (plural stop-gaps)

  1. A temporary measure or short-term fix used until something better can be obtained.
    The small company uses their new product features as a stop-gap until they can develop a new product.

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