temporaryadjectiveuk /ˈtem.pər.ər.i/ /ˈtem.prər.i/ us /ˈtem.pə.rer.i/
- The salaries of temporary employees ought to be brought into line with those of permanent staff.
- Don't worry, his depression is only temporary - it'll soon pass.
- She has managed to obtain a temporary residence permit.
- The injection provided a temporary reprieve from the pain.
- I rigged up a temporary radio aerial from a coat hanger.