Definition of temporarily in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtɛmp(ə)ˈrɛrɪli//ˈtɛmp(ə)r(ər)ɪli/


  • For a limited period of time; not permanently.

    ‘symptoms may disappear temporarily’
    ‘a temporarily vacant department store’
    • ‘He ended up going temporarily blind.’
    • ‘Bus stops may have to be moved temporarily.’
    • ‘You have to stay at a hotel temporarily.’
    • ‘The service was temporarily suspended, but the problem has now been resolved.’
    • ‘Traffic was stopped temporarily for the parade.’
    for the time being, for the moment, for now, for the present, in the interim, for the nonce, for the meantime, in the meantime, in the meanwhile
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