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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Pro tempore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

Etymologies

From the Latin phrase; pro tempore. The preposition pro means "for" and tempore is the ablative of tempus meaning "time". (Wiktionary)

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