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temp

noun \ ˈtemp \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Examples of temp in a Sentence

  1. We had to hire a temp to fill in for her.

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First Known Use of temp

1850

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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temp

verb

Definition of temp

temped; temping; temps
: to work as a temp

First Known Use of temp

1973

in the meaning defined above

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temp

abbreviation

Definition of temp

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[Latin tempore]
in the time of

TEMP Defined for English Language Learners

temp

Definition of temp for English Language Learners

  • : someone who works at a place for a limited and usually short period of time : a temporary worker


temp

Definition of temp for English Language Learners

  • : to work as a temporary worker


Medical Dictionary

temp

noun \ ˈtemp \

medical Definition of temp

: temperature
  • spike a temp


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