Definition of temporarily in English:


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


  • For a limited period of time; not permanently.

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