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temporary

adjective acting, ad tempus, brief, changeable, deciduous, elusive, ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, interim, limited, makeshift, momentary, monohemerous, nondurable, perishable, provisional, shifting, short-lived, stopgap, temporal, transient, transitional, transitive, transitory, unstable, volatile
Associated concepts: temporary restraining order
See also: acting, brief, ephemeral, interim, interlocutory, provisional, tentative, transient, transitory, vicarious

TEMPORARY. That which is to last for a limited time; as, a temporary statute, or one which is limited in its operation for a particular period of time after its enactment the opposite of perpetual.

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Treat temporaries with respect -- as if they are your own employee.
Married workers were significantly more satisfied and committed to their jobs and were significantly more likely to gravitate into temporary work voluntarily than single workers (30% of married respondents reported working as temporaries out of choice vs.
2 per cent of the Federal work force is made up of temporaries.
Rather, Jefferson Pilot has used temporaries as replacements for employees on maternity or family leave.
The use of temporary executives is part of a trend, begun during the past decade, that involves the increased use of the "contingent" workforce, which includes part-time employees, consultants, and subcontractors as well as temporaries.