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time-sensitive

[ tahym-sen-si-tiv ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌsɛn sɪ tɪv /
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adjective
(of a product, document, or information) useful or relevant for only a limited amount of time: These time-sensitive papers must be signed immediately.
Chemistry. having properties that physically change with the passage of time: When stored for prolonged periods, time-sensitive chemicals can become extremely hazardous.
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Origin of time-sensitive

First recorded in 1925–30; time + sensitive
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British Dictionary definitions for time-sensitive

time-sensitive

adjective
physically changing as time passes
only relevant or applicable for a short period of time
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