Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) Something is temporary if it’s only for a short time.

Examples: (adjective) A lot of scientific evidence suggests that this warm weather won’t be temporary. (adjective) The immigrants were placed in temporary tents while the authorities planned where to take them.

Synonyms: adjectives: brief, short-lived, provisional.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 B

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