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pro temadverb

uk   us  
now and for only a ​shortperiod after: David Pierce will take his ​place as ​managingdirector at the ​companypro tem.

pro temadjective

uk   us  
not lasting for very ​long: apro tem ​appointment
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(Definition of pro tem from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pro tem”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暂时地(的),临时地(的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暫時地(的),臨時地(的)…
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“pro tem” in Business English

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