temporary arrangement
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  • temporary arrangement — way of dealing with a problem for a short period of time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arrangement */*/*/ — UK [əˈreɪndʒmənt] / US noun Word forms arrangement : singular arrangement plural arrangements 1) a) [countable, often plural] a way of organizing things so that problems are solved or avoided I m staying with Sally until my heating gets fixed –… …   English dictionary

  • arrangement — ar|range|ment [ ə reındʒmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count often plural a way of organizing things so that problems are solved or avoided: I m staying with Sally until my heating gets fixed it s just a temporary arrangement. make an arrangement: Her… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Temporary — is a term that denotes a finite period of time, with a defined beginning and an end. It is derived from the Latin temporarius of seasonal character, lasting a short time, from tempus (gen. temporis ) time, season. It is the opposite of permanent …   Wikipedia

  • arrangement — noun 1 plans/organization ADJECTIVE ▪ alternative, better, different, new, other ▪ It may be necessary to make alternative arrangements. ▪ final …   Collocations dictionary

  • temporary — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ The arrangement s only temporary. ADVERB ▪ very ▪ strictly ▪ merely …   Collocations dictionary

  • temporary — temporarily /tem peuh rair euh lee, tem peuh rer /, adv. temporariness, n. /tem peuh rer ee/, adj., n., pl. temporaries. adj. 1. lasting, existing, serving, or effective for a time only; not permanent: a temporary need; a temporary job. n. 2. an… …   Universalium

  • temporary — tem•po•rar•y [[t]ˈtɛm pəˌrɛr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. rar•ies 1) lasting or effective for a time only; not permanent 2) bus an office worker hired, usu. through an agency on a per diem basis, for a short period of time • Etymology: 1540–50; < L… …   From formal English to slang

  • Reciprocal Currency Arrangement — Temporary arrangement between central banks to maintain a supply of a country’s currency for trade with other central banks at a specified exchange rate. A reciprocal currency arrangement is only intended for overnight or short term lending …   Investment dictionary

  • tooth arrangement — 1. the positioning of teeth on a denture for specific purposes. 2. the setting of teeth on temporary bases …   Medical dictionary

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