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TRANSITORY. That which lasts but a short time, as transitory facts that which may be laid in different places, as a transitory action.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Krugman (1987) and Ros and Skott (1998) examine how a transitorily higher real wage resulting from a real appreciation can lead to a permanent reduction of the real wage in the long run in the presence of increasing returns to scale.
(212.) In similar cases in which a defendant is only in the country "transitorily," the Restatement suggests that courts would lack jurisdiction to adjudicate earlier conduct occurring abroad.
Finally, we find that recent tax changes (including the introduction of the Saver's Credit) significantly increased contributions among low-income households, although the effect was centered among those with only transitorily low income.
only transitorily in distress and continue to identify with their prior
Thus, he is required to transitorily interrupt ongoing activity to perform the intended action(s).
Some part of this energy is transitorily stored in the magnetosphere and then it is finally deposited in the upper atmosphere in auroral processes and current-driven heating.
Preference was transitorily extreme toward the source of the food just after a food delivery, an effect documented as "pulse of preference" (Davison and Baum 2003).
The Miranda River (or Rio Miranda) is characterized by moderate to strong currents, entangled side branches, transitorily exposed sand banks, and floating mats of aquatic plants (Eichhornia azurea, E.
We defined transitorily enlarged densities observed following approximately 3 months as locally controlled tumor.
If epic is a genre of the past in the tight grip of fate, and lyric a genre of the transitorily present, then theater--for all its apparent present-tenseness--permits us to experiment with tomorrow (80-82).
(6.) A persistent problem in analyzing lower-income families is that some part of the group is quite wealthy but has either realized substantial losses or otherwise has transitorily low income and another part of the group has wealth that is negative or close to zero.