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pro tem·po·re

 (prō tĕm′pə-rē)
adv.
For the time being; temporarily.

[Latin prō tempore : prō, for + tempore, ablative of tempus, time.]
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pro tempore

(ˈprəʊ ˈtɛmpərɪ)
adv, adj
for the time being. Often shortened to: pro tem
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pro tem•po•re

(ˈproʊ ˈtɛm pəˌri, -ˌreɪ)

adv.
1. temporarily; for the time being.
adj.
2. temporary.
[< Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro tempore - 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 tempore - for the time being; temporarily; "accepting pro tem that hypothesis consistent with the facts"- J.W.Krutch
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