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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Temporary  \Tem"po*ra*ry\,  a.  [L.  temporarius  fr  tempus, 
  temporis,  time:  cf  F.  temporaire.] 
  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.  --Motley. 
 
  {Temporary  star}.  (Astron.)  See  under  {Star}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  temporary 
  adj  1:  not  permanent;  not  lasting;  "politics  is  an  impermanent 
  factor  of  life"-  James  Thurber;  "impermanent  palm 
  cottages";  "a  temperary  arrangement";  "temporary 
  housing"  [syn:  {impermanent}]  [ant:  {permanent}] 
  2:  lacking  continuity  or  regularity;  "an  irregular  worker"; 
  "employed  on  a  temporary  basis"  [syn:  {irregular}] 




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