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 Dictionary entry overview: What does temporarily mean? 

  The adverb TEMPORARILY has 1 sense:

1. for a limited time only; not permanently

  Familiarity information: TEMPORARILY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1temporarily [BACK TO TOP]


For a limited time only; not permanently

Context examples:

he will work here temporarily / he was brought out of retirement temporarily / a power failure temporarily darkened the town


permanently (for a long time without essential change)


temporary (not permanent; not lasting)

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