for the nonce

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Definition of for the nonce

somewhat formal
: for now : for the moment The team is called "the Lions," at least for the nonce.

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for the meantime

for the nonce

for the sake of appearances

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“For the nonce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20nonce. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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