locum

noun
lo·​cum | \ ˈlō-kəm How to pronounce locum (audio) \

Definition of locum

chiefly British

Examples of locum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Currently, the only way to find a physician for these additional turns is through a locum agency. Michael C. Dealoia, cleveland.com, 11 June 2017 The company seeks to solve the locum tenans inefficiencies in medical staffing. Michael C. Dealoia, cleveland.com, 11 June 2017

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First Known Use of locum

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Locum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locum. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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locum

noun

English Language Learners Definition of locum

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

locum

noun
lo·​cum | \ ˈlō-kəm How to pronounce locum (audio) \

Medical Definition of locum

chiefly British

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