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tempnoun [C]

us   /temp/ infml
temp
verb [I] us   /temp/
infml I temped for a long time.
(Definition of temp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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tempnoun [C]

uk   /temp/ us   HR, WORKPLACE
someone who is employed to work for a company or organization for a short time, for example, when a permanent employee is away, or when there is a lot of work: During busy times, the firm can hire more than 3,000 temps. She started work as a temp in the London branch of an investment bank in 2009.

tempverb [I]

uk   /temp/ us   HR, WORKPLACE
to work temporarily for a company or organization: I've just started temping as a secretary for a local company. How long were you temping before you got a permanent job?
(Definition of temp from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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