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permatemp

[ pur-muh-temp ]
/ ˈpɜr məˌtɛmp /
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noun
a temporary or freelance worker who accepts a series of short-term assignments, thereby continuing on a long-term basis without the benefits of a permanent employee.
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Origin of permatemp

First recorded in 1990–95; perma(nent) + temp
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