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adjective temporary pronunciation in American English /ˈtempəˌreri/
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  1. existing, done, or used for only a limited period of time

    These measures are only temporary.

    a temporary job

    a temporary exhibit of Neo-classical sculpture

    temporary accommodations

    1. a.
      temporary workers do a job for a limited period of time

      a temporary lecturer

    2. b.
      computing temporary files and folders hold information that is needed only for a short time, and are often deleted (=removed or destroyed) automatically

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temporarily

 temporary pronunciation in American English /ˌtempəˈrerəli/ adverb

She’s only working here temporarily.

He was temporarily imprisoned for his support of the rebels.

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