What is the meaning of temporary?


  • (n.) temp, temporary, temporary worker (a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis)


  • (adj.) impermanent, temporary (not permanent; not lasting) "politics is an impermanent factor of life- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"
  • (adj.) irregular, temporary (lacking continuity or regularity) "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"
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APAWordNet. (2010). temporary. Retrieved December 19, 2014, from http://smartdefine.org/temporary/definitions/1185157
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "temporary" http://smartdefine.org/temporary/definitions/1185157 (accessed December 19, 2014).
HarvardWordNet 2010, temporary, Smart Define, viewed 19 December, 2014, <http://smartdefine.org/temporary/definitions/1185157>.
MLAWordNet. "temporary" 23 October 2010. Web. 19 December 2014. <http://smartdefine.org/temporary/definitions/1185157>
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