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English definition of “temporary”

temporary

adjective     /ˈtempərəri/
not lasting or needed for a long time : Renting space in another office building is only a temporary measure .
a temporary job or contract lasts only for a short period of time : According to the report , over 6% of the labour force are working on a temporary basis . temporary jobs / contracts / work
a temporary worker is employed only for a short period of time : The temporary team will be looking to resolve conflicts among relevant executives . temporary workers / staff → Compare permanent
(Definition of temporary adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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