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brief, ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, fugacious, fugitive, here today and gone tomorrow, impermanent, interim, momentary, passing, pro tem, pro tempore, provisional, short-lived, transient, transitory  
   durable, enduring, eternal, everlasting, long-lasting, long-term, permanent  
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Something that is temporary lasts for only a limited time.      adj  
  (Antonym: permanent)   
His job here is only temporary..., ...a temporary loss of memory.     
  temporarily      adv   ADV with v, ADV adj     (Antonym: permanently)    The peace agreement has at least temporarily halted the civil war...     

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temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly
[informal] Ex:' What was the name of that actor? Damn! I'm having a brain fart!'
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
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