how to pronounce stopgap


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meanings of stopgap


  1. Temporary; short-term.
  2. Filling a gap or pause.


  1. That which fills a gap or hiatus.
  2. A temporary measure or short-term fix used until something better can be obtained; that which serves as an expedient in an emergency; a band-aid solution.

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