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Temporary vs. Temporarily

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Temporaryadjective

Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.

Temporarilyadverb

For a limited period of time; not permanently.

Temporaryadjective

Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.

Temporarilyadverb

In a temporary manner; for a time.

Temporarynoun

One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.

Temporarilyadverb

for a limited time only; not permanently;

‘he will work here temporarily’; ‘he was brought out of retirement temporarily’; ‘a power failure temporarily darkened the town’;

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Temporaryadjective

Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief.

‘Temporary government of the city.’;

Temporaryadjective

not permanent; not lasting;

‘politics is an impermanent factor of life’; ‘impermanent palm cottages’; ‘a temperary arrangement’; ‘temporary housing’;

Temporaryadjective

lacking continuity or regularity;

‘an irregular worker’; ‘employed on a temporary basis’;

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