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locum tenens

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of locum tenens

  1. a person or thing that takes the place of another I'm just a locum tenens, so any major decisions should be deferred until your regular doctor returns from vacation Synonyms backup, cover, designated hitter, fill-in, substitute, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, reserve, stand-in, subRelated Words alternate, understudy; apology, makeshift, stopgap; agent, assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, procurator, proxy, rep, representative, surrogate; assistant, reliever, second; successor, superseder


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