adverb see ephemeral I

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  • ephemerally — ə̇ˈfem(ə)rəlē, ēˈf, (ˈ)e|f , li, chiefly Brit fēm adverb : in an ephemeral manner ephemerally popular * * * ephemerally adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ephemera …   Useful english dictionary

  • ephemerally — ephemeral ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lasting or living for a very short time. DERIVATIVES ephemerality noun ephemerally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • ephemerally — See ephemerality. * * * …   Universalium

  • ephemerally — adverb a) in an ephemeral manner b) regarding ephemera …   Wiktionary

  • ephemerally — adv. fleetingly, in a transitory manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ephemerally — ephem·er·al·ly …   English syllables

  • ephemeral — ephemerally, adv. ephemeralness, n. /i fem euhr euhl/, adj. 1. lasting a very short time; short lived; transitory: the ephemeral joys of childhood. 2. lasting but one day: an ephemeral flower. n. 3. anything short lived, as certain insects. [1570 …   Universalium

  • ephemeral — I. adjective Etymology: Greek ephēmeros lasting a day, daily, from epi + hēmera day Date: 1576 1. lasting one day only < an ephemeral fever > 2. lasting a very short time < ephemeral pleasures > Synonyms: see transient • ephemerally …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Productivity (linguistics) — In linguistics, productivity is the degree to which native speakers use a particular grammatical process, especially in word formation. Since use to produce novel (new, non established) structures is the clearest proof of usage of a grammatical… …   Wikipedia

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