Definition of temporarily in English:

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


For a limited period of time; not permanently: symptoms may disappear temporarily a temporarily vacant department store
More example sentences
  • Bus stops may have to be moved 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, in/for the meantime, in the meanwhile;
for a short time, for a short/little while, briefly, momentarily, fleetingly;
Latin pro tempore, ad interim;
French en attendant

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