Provisionally vs Temporary - What's the difference?

provisionally | temporary |


As an adverb provisionally

is in a provisional way; temporarily.

As an adjective temporary is

not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.

As a noun temporary is

one serving for a limited time; short-term employee.

provisionally

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a provisional way; temporarily.
  • temporary

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.
  • Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.
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    Noun

    (temporaries)
  • One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.
  • Synonyms

    * temp