noun, plural tem·po·rar·ies.
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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