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pro tem

 (prō tĕm′)
adv.
Pro tempore.

pro tem

(ˈproʊ ˈtɛm)
adv., adj.
pro tempore.

pro tem

A shortening of the Latin phrase pro tempore, meaning for the time being, used to mean temporarily or temporary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro tem - for the time being; "he is the president pro tem"; "designated him to act as consul protempore"- H.H.Fiske
impermanent, temporary - not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"
Adv.1.pro tem - for the time being; temporarily; "accepting pro tem that hypothesis consistent with the facts"- J.W.Krutch

pro tem

adjective
Temporarily assuming the duties of another:
Translations

pro tem

[ˈprəʊˈtem] pro tempore (o.f.) [ˈprəʊˈtempərɪ]
A. ADVprovisionalmente
he's replacing the chairman pro temsustituye provisionalmente al presidente
B. ADJinterino
the pro tem chairmanel presidente interino
on a pro tem basisde manera provisional

pro tem

[ˌprəʊˈtɛm] adv abbr (=pro tempore) (= for the time being) → provisoirement

pro tem

abbr of pro temporezurzeit, zzt.; on a pro tem basisauf vorrübergehender Basis

pro tem

[prəʊˈtɛm] adv abbr =pro tempore: for the time beingpro tempore
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