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Businesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.

Additional definitions for 'fly-by-night':

fly-by-nightA creatures which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.
fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc. .
fly-by-nightTraveling businessmen and tradesmen.
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