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Definitions of temporary

  1. not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Transient; not permanent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Temporarily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Temporariness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. For a time only: transient. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Lasting for a short time only; transitory; transient. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Lasting for a time only; continuing for a limited time; transient. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Lasting for a time only; transient. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Lasting, meant, only for a time, as t. buildings, relief, possession, office. Hence temporarily adv., temporariness n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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