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’
    • ‘The service was temporarily suspended, but the problem has now been resolved.’
    • ‘Bus stops may have to be moved temporarily.’
    • ‘He ended up going temporarily blind.’
    • ‘Traffic was stopped temporarily for the parade.’
    • ‘You have to stay at a hotel temporarily.’
    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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