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stop +‎ gap

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stopgap (not comparable)

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

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stopgap (plural stopgaps)

  1. A temporary measure or short-term fix, a "gap filler", used until something better can be obtained; a band-aid solution.
    The small company uses their old product with a few kludged enhancements as a stopgap until they can develop a new product.

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