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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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An historian, for example, having attained the age of five hundred, would write a book with great labor and then get himself carefully embalmed; leaving instructions to his executors pro tem.
Weste was mayor in 2000-2001, and this past year served as mayor pro tem.
Richards said: "I accepted the positions of President & Chief Executive Officer of Intercell International Pro Tem, to allow the Board of Directors an opportunity to identify and hire an individual with established credentials, reputation and experience to lead the Company to its next significant level in exploiting the opportunity provided by the acquisition of a controlling interest in Brunetti.
I congratulate Mayor Pro Tem, Chris Mears and Mitch Goldstone, one of our board members, for championing the cause and letting our fellow Americans know that California cares," said Benoe.
Agoura Hills: Mayor Ed Corridori, (818) 597-7375; Mayor Pro Tem Denis Weber, (818) 597-7371; council members Dan Kuperberg, (818) 597-7372; Jeff Reinhardt, (818) 597-7373; John Edelston (818) 597-7374
Local officials Simi Valley: Mayor Paul Miller; Mayor Pro Tem Barbra Williamson; council members Glen Becerra, Michelle Foster, Steven T.
Now key legislative leadership in the form of Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuez, D-Los Angeles, and Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata, D-Oakland, have endorsed the plan to allow an independent panel to remake the maps.
Patrick Johnston (D-Stockton) and President Pro Tem of the Senate John Burton (D-San Francisco); Sen.
Lake Dallas has hired Mike McCaleb as new mayor for the remaining months leading up to the May election after serving the position of mayor pro tem since late June.
In a motion filed Monday in Collin County district court, Willis asked Judge Scott Becker to appoint a criminal district attorney pro tem in his place as investigators probe Paxton, who admitted last year soliciting investment clients for another friend and business partner without properly registering with the state.
Hickman and Speaker Pro Tem Mike Jackson (R) vied for the leadership post, which Hickman won by a caucus vote of 39-30.
The most prominent are Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata, D-Oakland, who could serve another four-year term, and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, D-Los Angeles, who could get six more years in the Assembly.