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intended, used, or present for a limited time

temporarily assuming the duties of another

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a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

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not permanent

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lacking continuity or regularity

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Almost immediately I recognised them for what they were, the dark openings of caves entering the solid walls--possible avenues of escape or temporary shelter, could we but reach them.
Since old Waziri's death Tarzan had been directing the warriors in battle, and the temporary command had been tacitly conceded to him.
Another and another - a dozen roll up before the thunder of the explosions and the humming of the missiles reach our ears, and the missiles themselves come bounding through clouds of dust into our covert, knocking over here and there a man and causing a temporary distraction, a passing thought of self.
The firmness and constancy of a true friend is a circumstance so extremely delightful to persons in any kind of distress, that the distress itself, if it be only temporary, and admits of relief, is more than compensated by bringing this comfort with it.
Then lived they shamelessly in temporary pleasures, and beyond the day had hardly an aim.
The position was one of misery for all three; and not one of them would have been equal to enduring this position for a single day, if it had not been for the expectation that it would change, that it was merely a temporary painful ordeal which would pass over.
The recollection of Bill's performance stimulated Miss Leonard into a temporary wakefulness, and she giggled.
At first they were faint, and went no further than a doubt whether Mr Merdle's wealth would be found to be as vast as had been supposed; whether there might not be a temporary difficulty in 'realising' it; whether there might not even be a temporary suspension (say a month or so), on the part of the wonderful Bank.
But they immediately drew the deduction that the crime could only have been committed through temporary mental derangement, through homicidal mania, without object or the pursuit of gain.
Making temporary arrangement for drinking water and temporary toilet at Location Gagra High School, Madhutati High School and Bero Boys High School/ Premises within Raghunathpur P.
More than three quarters (78%) of temporary workers said the main benefit of a temporary contract was increased flexibility.
Among other suggestions, commentators recommended issuing the regulations in proposed and temporary form, to give taxpayers an opportunity to submit additional continents and to consider the interaction between these regulations and the cost-sharing regulations.
Roughly 230 of the district 1,350 teachers are considered temporary, without a guaranteed job from one year to the next.
Lenders and investors may therefore need to negate, by written agreement, any duty on their part to monitor, post-closing, whether or not a temporary c/o is timely renewed and whether a permanent c/o is ever issued.
It has no provision for temporary workers--she scorns the whole idea, particularly the Bush approach, as a "flat earth program.
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