temporary

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temporary(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not permanent)
a. temporal
I was granted a temporary visa to enter the United States.Me dieron una visa temporal para entrar a los Estados Unidos.
b. provisional
You can get a temporary driver's permit before you get your permanent license.Puedes obtener un permiso de manejo provisional antes de obtener tu licencia permanente.
c. eventual
As a freelancer, I have temporary jobs.Como trabajadora freelance, tengo trabajos eventuales.
d. pasajero
Don't worry! Remember this problem is only temporary.¡No te preocupes! Recuerda que este problema es solo pasajero.
e. temporario
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The farm laborers applied for a temporary residence permit.Los trabajadores del campo solicitaron un permiso de residencia temporaria.
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temporary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (in general)
a. temporal
b. temporario(a)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (office, arrangement, repairs)
a. provisional
b. temporario(a)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
temporary jobtrabajo temporal
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temporary [ˈtempərərɪ]
adjective
[+accommodation, solution, licence] temporal; provisional
There are 1,600 homeless people in temporary [accommodation] We persuaded the council to put the family in temporary [accommodation] It's a temporary [arrangement] which we'll have for the next few weeks London's homeless want permanent, not temporary, solutions
[+secretary, job, staff] temporal; eventual
His [job] here is only temporary ...a temporary assistant lectureship The schoolroom provided useful temporary employment More than 10,000 teaching jobs in England and Wales are vacant or covered by temporary staff The number of permanent and temporary staff has doubled over the last year 130, 000 children will be without a properly qualified, permanent teacher, having to make do with a temporary teacher She's a temporary [resident] Some apply for temporary residence
[+problem] pasajero; temporal
...the temporary [problems] within the royal family
this is just a temporary measure esto es solo una medida temporal or provisional; orthodox treatment gave only temporary relief el tratamiento ortodoxo proporcionó solo un alivio temporal or pasajero
The Munich agreement had afforded only a temporary relief
temporary workers trabajadores (m) temporales; (agricultural) temporeros (m)
temporary road surface asfalto provisional
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