for the nonce

Definition of for the nonce

somewhat formal

  1. :  for now :  for the moment The team is called “the Lions,” at least for the nonce.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the one, particular, or present occasion, purpose, or use

    :  the time being

  1. :  occurring, used, or made only once or for a special occasion

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capable of being understood in two ways

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