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Synonyms for stopgap

Synonyms for stopgap

something used temporarily or reluctantly when other means are not available

Synonyms for stopgap

something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

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The JCP and another small opposition party, the Social Democratic Party, voted Tuesday for the stopgap bill in the lower house to avoid needless confusion and paperwork in municipalities.
Stopgap quizzed hundreds of marketing, advertising and PR agencies to compile a table of phrases to avoid.
The stopgap bill comes as the DPJ, partly affected by the confusion caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, is widely seen as almost giving up its earlier plan to upgrade the benefit program by increasing the amount to 20,000 yen for children under 3 starting in April.
STOPGAP, based in Richmond, south west London, asked 230 marketing and media executives to name the worst cliches.
Lord Mackay said: "The competition involving Scottish and Welsh clubs is the best available at present but is generally regarded as no more than a stopgap.
government has intervened to support the stock market so many times that "what apparently started as a stopgap measure may have morphed into a serious moral hazard situation, with market manipulation an endemic feature of the U.
DPJ Secretary General Katsuya Okada told reporters in Tendo, Yamagata Prefecture, the party will now focus on enacting a stopgap bill aimed at extending the current child allowance program for six months beyond the end of March.
With the agency's fiscal 2004 budget still not approved, administrators had been operating on leftover money from last year and stopgap funds.
Compass Group, which took over the motorway service areas from Granada earlier this year, is rebranding them as Moto, and as part of the change is upgrading its Stopgap stores.
Costly, stopgap measures will continue to be necessary to protect reliability.
The ruling Democratic Party of Japan, faced with a tug-of-war in a divided parliament, will try to enact two stopgap bills to extend a range of tax breaks and a child allowance program that would otherwise expire on March 31, DPJ lawmakers said Wednesday.
The government has been operating with a series of stopgap spending bills.
The ruling parties told the opposition parties Monday that they will submit to the Diet a stopgap bill to maintain the current gasoline and other road-related tax rates for two months beyond their expiration at the end of March if the opposition continues to resist holding a vote on a previously proposed bill to keep the rates.
Not much was expected from Smithson, who was something of a stopgap when the Kings seemed to be losing players to injury almost daily.
We give suppliers an inexpensive stopgap solution that doesn't require complete re-engineering of their distribution facility.