locum

noun lo·cum \ ˈlō-kəm \

Definition of locum

chiefly British

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1885

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  • : someone (such as a priest or doctor) who does the work of another person who is away for a short time


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locum

noun lo·cum \ ˈlō-kəm \

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chiefly British

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