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[loh-kuh m]
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noun British.
  1. locum tenens.
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Related Words for locum

surrogate, backup, replacement, stand-in, vicar, alternate, deputy, expediency, proxy, stopgap, sub, supply, makeshift, resort, symbol, fill-in, delegate, temporary, relay, assistant

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Historical Examples of locum

  • He obtained a locum tenens, and gave up the time to pilot me round.

    Reminiscences of Queensland

    William Henry Corfield

  • For the corruption, compare the common misreading of locum for solum.

  • Of course, I could soon get a locum if there was a chance of mother.

    Somehow Good

    William de Morgan

  • He was acting as locum tenens for a friend who was enjoying his holiday abroad.

  • And the fact that you are a locum tenens doesn't, I think, alter the situation.