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Definition of Temporary

Temporary

  1. Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief.

Temporary Quotations

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Mahatma Gandhi

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean giving up familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, and relationships that have lost their meaning.
John C. Maxwell

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Ernest Hemingway

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
Lance Armstrong
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Temporary Translations

temporary in Afrikaans is tydelik
temporary in Dutch is tijdelijk
temporary in French is provisoire
temporary in Hungarian is ideiglenes
temporary in Spanish is provisional

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