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temporary meaning

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WTemporary
  • Temporary may refer to:
  • Computing
  • Temporary variable
  • Temporary file
  • Temporary folder
  • Temporary filesystem
  • Transient (computing)
  • Other uses
  • Temporary work, a common working arrangement
  • Temporary rank

    Definition of temporary in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtemporariesSUF-ary
    1. One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore temporarySUPmost temporary
      1. Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.
        1. Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • That’s less the fault of composers than of directors, who commonly prescore their films with temporary music during editing, then frequently expect the final score to emulate that “temp track.”
            • The majority said temporary wardship, which allowed the girl to receive a transfusion, was justified.
            • ... a fragment snipped from the perplexing umwelt of Homo sapiens, our innumerable temporary enclosures.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            1. en temporary teeth
            2. en temporary tooth
            3. en temporary gentleman
            4. en temporary restraining order
            5. en temporary restraining orders
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            Meaning of temporary for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "temporary" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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