temporary substitute

temporary substitute
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • substitute — [adj] alternative acting, additional, alternate, another, artificial, backup, counterfeit, dummy, ersatz*, experimental, false, imitation, makeshift, mock, near, other, provisional, proxy, pseudo*, replacement, representative, reserve, second,… …   New thesaurus

  • Temporary work — or temporary employment refers to a situation where the employee is expected to leave the employer within a certain period of time. Temporary employees are sometimes called contractual or seasonal or freelance or temps. Agricultural workers are… …   Wikipedia

  • Substitute — may mean:In General English Usage:To replace one thing with anotherIn sport:A person who replaces an exiting competitor during the course of a game, as permitted by the laws of the game. Such replacements are generally made for tactical reasons,… …   Wikipedia

  • substitute — I noun agent, alternate, alternative, auxiliary, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, relief, replacement, representation, representative, stand in, steward, stopgap,… …   Law dictionary

  • temporary expedient — index replacement, stopgap, substitute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • temporary — [adj] lasting only a short while acting, ad hoc, ad interim, alternate, BandAid*, brief, changeable, ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, for the time being*, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, interim, limited, make do*, makeshift*, momentary, mortal …   New thesaurus

  • Temporary tattoo — A temporary tattoo is an image on the skin resembling a true tattoo, but is non permanent. Temporary tattoos can be drawn, painted, or airbrushed, but most of the time these tattoos are transferred to the skin. Temporary tattoos of any kind are… …   Wikipedia

  • temporary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. impermanent, irregular, seasonal, provisional, momentary, brief, fleeting, transitory; stopgap, makeshift, ersatz. See transientness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. transitory, transient, fleeting,… …   English dictionary for students

  • substitute — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deputy, double, ghost writer, dummy, relief, fill in, stand in, understudy, proxy, alternate, surrogate, backup, replacement, ringer*, ghost*, sub*, pinch hitter*; see also agent 1 , assistant , delegate . v. 1. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • substitute — 1. noun substitutes for permanent employees Syn: replacement, deputy, relief, proxy, reserve, surrogate, cover, stand in, locum (tenens), understudy; informal sub, pinch hitter 2. adjective a substitute teacher Syn: acting, supply …   Thesaurus of popular words

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