noun, plural tem·po·rar·ies.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
Origin of temporary
synonym study for temporary
OTHER WORDS FROM temporary
Words nearby temporary
Example sentences from the Web for temporary
The bill, which passed Congress without opposition, is only a temporary fix and expires in 2015.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Workers built a temporary rail track through the city to move the statue in a process that took three days.
On Monday, de Blasio called for a temporary halt to protests until after the funerals of the two slain officers.Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers|Jacob Siegel|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This month a judge intervened and granted a 30-day temporary stay on police action against Abbott.
Or are the risks so great that a temporary ban is necessary?
If this produced any effect, which is doubtful, it was but temporary.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
Leaving the Captain and the veteran as temporary guards, he sallied forth, followed by the lawyer and the two parsons.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
A plank or fence-rail served as a temporary draw-bridge, which was pulled into the swamp after passing over.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
During the lifetimes of the temporary lakes enough sediment was deposited in them to form the basis for fertile soils.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
Carroll was temporary Chairman; Reynolds was elected permanent Chairman.The Crime of the Century|Henry M. Hunt