There are 2 main translations of temporary in Spanish

: temporary1temporary2

temporary1

temporal, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛmpəˌrɛri//ˈtɛmp(ə)rəri/

adjective

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    (accommodation/arrangement) temporal
    (accommodation/arrangement) provisional
    (arrangement/accommodation) temporario Latin America
    (accommodation/arrangement) provisorio South America
    (improvement) pasajero
    (work/job/worker) eventual
    (work/job/worker) temporal
    (job/work/worker) temporario Latin America
    as a temporary measure como medida provisoria South America
    • The couple run the parcel service from temporary buildings on the farm.
    • During the road closures police advise drivers to use the temporary car parks.
    • I have taken on a succession of temporary jobs.
    • She has two degrees but she has only found a part-time, temporary job.
    • The boys will stay in this temporary shelter until a better solution can be found.
    • The school had to make do with temporary classrooms.
    • He was searching for emergency temporary accommodation in the city centre.
    • She held him so tight it was painful, and prayed, just prayed, that this was only temporary.
    • He is living here, but we do not know whether this is a permanent or temporary arrangement.
    • Most patients experience temporary side effects which usually end within three days.
    • The team welcomed a new player into their ranks, albeit for only a temporary period.
    • I was temporary manager for the day.
    • You can record programmes to the hard drive for temporary storage.
    • He hoped the company would assist them in finding temporary accommodation.
    • Beauty is temporary, yet we live in a world that is preoccupied with looks.
    • In the past, permanent and temporary staff always had the same pay and conditions.
    • He suffered some temporary weakness in his right hand.
    • Many people still live in temporary homes.
    • The council has offered them temporary accommodation.
    • We currently use temporary doctors but we can't carry on with this in the longer term.
    • When working in wet weather, they put down temporary protection for the soil.

There are 2 main translations of temporary in Spanish

: temporary1temporary2

temporary2

noun

formal

  • 1

    temp
    • The health workers, who are hired as temporaries, also want permanent positions.
    • They're paying overtime to existing employees or hiring temporaries instead.
    • Government is too important to be left to temporaries with no experience.
    • The maid and the cook have a week off and mom and dad never hired any temporaries.
    • In the early years, sales teams promoted the use of temporaries.
    • You'd think that employers would try to fill the gap with temporaries.
    • The barracks were virtually empty and only used for temporaries.
    • Employees usually taken on as temporaries to help with busy periods will be given permanent contracts.
    • The workers are recruited as temporaries during the annual pilgrimage season.
    • They provide temporaries to firms needing replacement workers on a short-term basis.