Definition of pro tem in English:

pro tem

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Pronunciation: /prəʊ ˈtɛm
 
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adverb & adjective

For the time being: [as adverb]: a printer which Marisa could use pro tem [as adjective]: a pro tem committee
Synonyms
temporarily, for the time being, for the moment, for now, for the present, in the interim, for the nonce, in/for the meantime, in the meanwhile; for a short time, for a short/little while, briefly, momentarily, fleetingly; provisionally; Latinpro tempore, ad interim; Frenchen attendant

Origin

abbreviation of Latin pro tempore.

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