temporality

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noun tem·po·ral·i·ty \ ˌtem-pə-ˈra-lə-tē \

Definition of temporality

plural temporalities
1 a :civil or political as distinguished from spiritual or ecclesiastical power or authority
b :an ecclesiastical property or revenue often used in plural
2 :the quality or state of being temporal

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First Known Use of temporality

14th century


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