for the meantime

idiom

Definition of for the meantime

: for the present time : until some time in the future You should continue to take the medicine for the meantime.

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“For the meantime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20meantime. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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