from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Pro tempore.
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- adv. temporarily; for the time being
- adj. temporary
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of pro tempore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. for the time being; temporarily
- adj. for the time being
"Most of the time, we're thinking from the neck up, but this one started with me in the stomach, the intuition of it all," said Republican Rep. Dale Folwell of Winston-Salem, the speaker pro tem of the House.
James L. Alcorn, of Coahoma county, was elected Speaker pro tem by acclamation.
The doors were opened to students from any Christian denomination; application being made to the President pro tem E.H. Bolden.