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Temporary Assignment Synonym

tem·po·rar·y

(tĕm′pə-rĕr′ē)
adj.

Lasting, used, serving, or enjoyed for a limited time.

n.pl.tem·po·rar·ies

One that serves for a limited time: an office staffed by temporaries.


[Latin temporārius, from tempus, tempor-, time.]


tem′po·rar′i·ly adv.

tem′po·rar′i·ness n.

Synonyms: temporary, acting, interim, provisional
These adjectives mean assuming the duties of another for the time being: a temporary chairperson; the acting dean; an interim administration; a provisional mayor.

Antonym: permanent

tem•po•rar•y

(ˈtɛm pəˌrɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -rar•ies.adj.

1. lasting or effective for a time only; not permanent.

n.

2. an office worker hired, usu. through an agency on a per diem basis, for a short period of time.

[1540–50; < Latin temporārius=tempor-, s. of tempus time + -ārius-ary]

tem`po•rar′i•ly,adv.

tem′po•rar`i•ness,n.

syn: temporary, transient, transitory agree in referring to that which is not lasting or permanent. temporary implies an arrangement established with no thought of continuance but with the idea of being changed soon: a temporary structure.transient describes that which is in the process of passing by, and which will therefore last or stay only a short time: a transient condition.transitory describes an innate characteristic by which a thing, by its very nature, lasts only a short time: Life is transitory.

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mandate

assign authority to

cast

select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

post

assign to a post; put into a post

cast

assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors

devolve

pass on or delegate to another

task

assign a task to

place

place somebody in a particular situation or location

regiment

assign to a regiment

reassign, transfer

transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

delegate, depute

transfer power to someone

mandate

assign under a mandate

advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade

give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

break, bump, demote, kick downstairs, relegate

assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

place

assign to (a job or a home)

recast

cast again, in a different role

miscast

cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role

typecast

cast repeatedly in the same kind of role

second

transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment

exchange

hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent

tenure

give life-time employment to

bring up

promote from a lower position or rank

spot promote

promote on the spot

ennoble, entitle, gentle

give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

sideline

remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position

reduce

bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

favor, favour, prefer

promote or prefer over another

brevet

promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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