Associations to the word «Temporary»


TEMPORARY, adjective. Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.
TEMPORARY, adjective. Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.
TEMPORARY, noun. One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.
TEMPORARY GENTLEMAN, noun. (colloquial or pejorative) Someone who may be considered (through rank etc.) a gentleman for the duration of a war. Abbreviated as TG.
TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, noun. (legal) A restraining order which expires at a specified point in time, in particular a restraining order issued prior to an inter partes hearing.
TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS, noun. Plural of temporary restraining order
TEMPORARY TEETH, noun. Plural of temporary tooth
TEMPORARY TOOTH, noun. Milk tooth

Dictionary definition

TEMPORARY, noun. A worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis.
TEMPORARY, adjective. Not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing".
TEMPORARY, adjective. Lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis".

Wise words

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