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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., that they should cause him to be revivified after the lapse of a certain period say five or six hundred years.
The Pro tem speaker considered it wrong and later made him swear again.
Carol Blackwood was president pro tem but decided not to seek re-election after nine years on the village board.
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"I want to dispel any rumors of any health or safety hazards or threats at this time in the city of West," Mayor Pro Tem Steve Vanek said.
But he refused to grant an injunction restoring the position "pro tem" - by suspending the revocation pending the outcome of the review - as the balance of convenience favoured the matter being resolved one way or another before fresh students were invited to commit themselves to study.
Caption: TAMPA CITY COUNCIL Chair Pro Tem Harry Cohen presented Bar President Gwynne A.
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At large members are: Margaret Ann Bailey, Mayor, Clarksburg, W.Va.; Gloria Chavez, Mayor, Tijeras, N.M.; Mary Connor, Councilwoman, Monroe, Mich.; Jeanne Harris, Councilmember, Vancouver, Wash.; Dina Higgins, Councilwoman, Mesa, Ariz.; Helen Kawagoe, City Clerk, Carson, Calif.; Patsy Kinsey, Councilwoman, Charlotte, N.C.; Dot LaMarche, Vice Mayor, Farragut, Tenn.; Sarah Levison, Councilwoman, Longmont, Colo.; Julie Ruiz-Raber, Mayor Pro Tem, Carson, Calif.; Marilyn Sconions-Davis, Councilmember, Eatonville, Fla.; Joyce Sheperd, Mayor Pro Tem, Atlanta, Ga.; Lissa Smith, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, Plano, Texas; Evelyn "Mimi" Woodson, Councilmember, Columbus, Ga.; and Maxine Wilson, Mayor Pro Tem, Tijeras, N.M.
The county's two other elected justices of the peace have complained to Oregon's governor that the Lane County Board of Commissioners illegally installed a county administration employee as a pro tem replacement judge at Central Lane Justice Court in Springfield.
Dallas, TX, September 10, 2010 --(PR.com)-- "The West End State Fair Classic Celebration Hosted by Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway" will take place on Friday, September 24, 2010, starting with a free concert on the street featuring Dallas' premier R&B party band Inner City All-Stars with a local talent line up opening the concert at 6:00 pm, Inner City All-Stars take the stage at 7:15 pm and the stars of the show, the award winning Prairie View STORM Marching Band march down Market Street at 9:00 pm for a special performance.