What does temporary mean?

Definitions for temporary
ˈtɛm pəˌrɛr item·po·rary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. temp, temporary, temporary worker(adj)

    a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

  2. impermanent, temporary(adj)

    not permanent; not lasting

    "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"

  3. irregular, temporary(adj)

    lacking continuity or regularity

    "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"

Wiktionary

  1. temporary(Noun)

    One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.

    Etymology: From temporarius, from tempus

  2. temporary(Adjective)

    For a limited time, ephemeral, not constant; transient

    Etymology: From temporarius, from tempus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Temporary(adj)

    lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'temporary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2698

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'temporary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2818

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'temporary' in Adjectives Frequency: #353

How to pronounce temporary?

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How to say temporary in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of temporary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of temporary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of temporary in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti:

    Given the lack of clarity in certain aspects of regulation, there is also a risk that some costs that we view as temporary today may not fall away completely, therefore the effects and associated costs of legal entity regulation, for example, mean that we are considering further changes in our processes in order to achieve our targets. This means the overall scope of gross savings has increased relative to the net target we have communicated.

  2. Mahatma Gandhi:

    I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

  3. Amanda Schoch:

    Since assuming his new role on Feb. 20, Acting DNI Acting DNI Grenell and the ODNI leadership team have embarked on a careful review of these studies completed prior to his arrival, with an eye to implementing key recommendations, while the review is underway, Acting DNI Grenell has asked for a temporary, short-term pause in external hiring. A similar hiring pause was implemented in 2018 as part of ODNI's first Transformation effort.

  4. Rikki Kahley -LRB- right -RRB-:

    Our experience was great. We enjoyed all the Bahamian people we encountered, heard lots of stories about their families and how the hurricane impacted them, we wanted to take a boat to the affected islands or meet some of the people. But we were advised it wasn't a good idea, as it was still under search-and-rescue and they are still settling in at their temporary accommodations.

  5. Naresh Gehi:

    The visa application the company filed with the government requires that people are paid the full amount, its a requirement. Palmer, who was 17 when she came to New York in 2011, was not available to comment. . TOP JAMAICAN MODEL. Sylvia Ayass, a lawyer who has worked with models on visas like Palmer's, said agencies typically pay what they state on visa applications. Donald Trump has won Republican frontrunner status in the 2016 election in large part by positioning Donald Trump as a champion of the American worker who will deport illegal immigrants, build a wall with Mexico and do away with the off shoring of U.S. jobs. This is not the first time Trump's labor practices have drawn criticism. A Reuters story published in August revealed that Trump's companies sought to import at least 1,100 workers on temporary visas since 2000. Of those, 250 were filed for foreign fashion models, according to the Reuters analysis of federal Department of Labor data. Using a federal visa program called H-1B that allows U.S. employers to hire.

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