temp

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɛmp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tɛmp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(temp)


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temp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. hire a temp (for)
  2. has been (working as) a temp for [five years]
  3. has been hired as a temp
  4. the company has [twenty-five] temps
  5. working as an [office, admin] temp
  6. [hired, sourced] temps through an agency
  7. do you know what the temp is outside?
  8. the [oven, engine] temp
  9. the temp is too [high, low]
  10. [increase, decrease, adjust] the temp
  11. turn the temp [up, down]
v
  1. informal: temping for [a company, an agency, a store]
  2. informal: temping at a [company]
  3. informal: temping with a [company]
  4. informal: temping in [London]
  5. informal: began temping in [July 2015]
adj
  1. a temp [worker, secretary, job, agency]
  2. a [part, full] -time temp worker
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