Meaning of pro tem in English:

pro tem

Pronunciation /prəʊ ˈtɛm/

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adverb

  • For the time being.

    • ‘a printer that Marisa could use pro tem’
    temporarily, for the time being, for the moment, for now, for the present, in the interim, for the nonce, for the meantime, in the meantime, in the meanwhile
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adjective

  • Lasting only for the time being.

    ‘a pro tem committee’
    • ‘the president pro tem of the Senate’

Origin

Late 18th century abbreviation of Latin pro tempore.