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, "Braintree starts in Ohio hinterland and medical scheduling company aspiring for Hyr level: Tech Czar Talk," 11 June 2017 The company seeks to solve the locum tenans inefficiencies in medical staffing. Michael C. Dealoia, cleveland.com, "Braintree starts in Ohio hinterland and medical scheduling company aspiring for Hyr level: Tech Czar Talk," 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 27 Nov. 2020.

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locum

noun
How to pronounce locum (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of locum

chiefly British : 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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