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Lasting or acting for only a limited period of time.‘the council is made up of five permanent and ten non-permanent members’
- ‘The proportion of permanent to non-permanent workers in Europe did not change throughout the second half of the 1990s - 82 percent to 18 percent.’
- ‘"Please use non-permanent markers," the janitors asked.’
- ‘In addition, the continent, according to the Sirte proposal, will have five non-permanent African seats.’
- ‘Christo focused on the design of monumental, non-permanent installations for public spaces.’
- ‘I've found that felt tip pens or magic markers are excellent for 'tattooing' non-permanent symbols on skin for specific rituals.’
- ‘Another suggestion was for a non-permanent art and crafts market concentrating on local goods until something more permanent becomes economically viable.’
- ‘No lasting damage would be done to the land, as any structures used are strictly non-permanent.’
- ‘Bulgaria was elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on Monday.’
- ‘Tailor's tacks, stickers, chalk or non-permanent markers are the best tools for marking.’
- ‘I'm not sure how the story ended, but I hope they all made it out with minimal, or should I say, non-permanent damage.’
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