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temporary

adjective Not permanent, transient.

temporary,

adj pertaining to the interim treatment used to protect a patient between appointments.
temporary base,
temporary prosthesis,
temporary stopping,
n See stopping, temporary.
temporary superstructure,
n a prosthodontic appliance (removable or fixed) that is used, often immediately postoperatively, as a transitional appliance either for cosmetics or splinting, or both.

temporary

interim; for a short time only.

temporary dentition
the temporary or first set of teeth in animals with diphyodont dentition. See also deciduous teeth.
temporary environment factors
e.g. rain, drought, heat.
temporary registration
registration to practice under local legislation but for a limited period only. A procedure used to permit a candidate for full registration to obtain some practice experience.
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Other measures aimed at decreasing the power of the temp industry in the nineties were less successful.
The TUC is also asking temps about training provided by employers and whether they have been offered a full-time job.
A temp needs to understand enough of our business (and our jargon) to get a sense of what is going on.
Ochoa handles accounting and financial-services temps, placing one every other day for the past two months.
For employers, temp work reduces their administrative, payroll, and paperwork costs.
Over the past decade, the temp industry has enjoyed phenomenal growth, outpacing most sectors of the economy.
An accountant who steps into a critical situation on a short-term basis is a far cry from an ordinary temp.
The temp industry boom is part of the larger trend of increased employer reliance on "contingent employees" - from "leased" staff to "contractors" - to do everything from engineering to home healthcare.
Because the temp isn't "forever-aftering" with the organization, things that irritate employees don t bother the temp.
The account called her "one of 35 million so-called temps, temporary workers," adding, "By the end of this decade, fully half of the American work force will be temporary.
In this case, C&W engaged the services of a temp worker, using an employment agency.