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stopgap

stop·gap

stopgap

 
pronunciation:
stap gaep
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a temporary substitute or solution to a problem; makeshift.
similar words:
expedient, makeshift
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part of speech: adjective
definition: makeshift.
similar words:
extemporaneous, makeshift