noun, plural tem·po·rar·ies.
Origin of temporary
Examples from the Web for temporarily
Human trials of the Ebola vaccine have been temporarily shut down due to adverse side effects.
At the time that sounded like a great idea, but I was also about to start chemo and so that idea was temporarily put on hold.
Pressing the dodge button at the right time causes her to temporarily burst into an invincible flock of crows.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A nearby family, also survivors of Ebola, has temporarily taken him in.
Ex-Im funding will now be temporarily extended, and then the GOP will figure out a way to reauthorize it for another few years.
Their virtual assertion of popular sovereignty was temporarily smothered by imported tyranny in the shape of Sir Edmund Andros.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb
She had temporarily ruined the lives of several amiable and fairly innocent young men by refusing to marry them.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
If Mr. Dumby, our vice-president, will temporarily assume my office, nothing will give me greater pleasure.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
By eleven o'clock in the morning we had advanced some four or five miles, after which the infantry were temporarily held up.With Our Army in Palestine|Antony Bluett
Suspension is a punishment by which a party is temporarily deprived of his rights and privileges as a Mason.The Principles of Masonic Law|Albert G. Mackey
British Dictionary definitions for temporarily
noun plural -raries
Word Origin for temporary
Word Origin and History for temporarily
1540s, from Latin temporarius "of seasonal character, lasting a short time," from tempus (genitive temporis) "time, season" (see temporal). The noun meaning "person employed only for a time" is recorded from 1848.