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pro tempore

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adverb pro tem·po·re \prō-ˈtem-pə-rē\

Definition of pro tempore

  1. :  for the time being



Origin and Etymology of pro tempore

Middle English, from Latin


First Known Use: 15th century


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pro tempore

adverb or adjective pro tem·po·re \prō-ˈtem-pə-rē, -pō-ˌrā\

Legal Definition of pro tempore

  1. :  for the time being :  chosen or appointed to occupy a position either temporarily or in the absence of a regularly elected official <an administrator pro tempore>



Origin and Etymology of pro tempore

Latin


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