Translation of "temporary" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈtem.pər.ər.i/ /-prər-/ US  /-pə.rer.i/

not lasting or needed for very long

The ceasefire will only provide a temporary solution to the crisis. 停火只能暂时解决危机。
temporary staff 临时工作人员
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temporarily uk us /ˈtem.pəɪ.li/ US  /-pə.rer-/ adverb

This office is closed temporarily for redecoration. 这个办事处暂时停业装修。

(Translation of “temporary” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)