temp

temp
I. temp temp 1 [temp] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES JOBS
a person, especially a secretary, who is employed to work in an office for only a short or limited period of time while someone is absent or while there is a lot of work to do:

• There is a shortage of good temps in London.

• We've got a temp in this week.

• a temp agency (= a business that supplies temps, especially secretaries )

  [m0] II. temp temp 2 verb [intransitive] HUMAN RESOURCES
especially BrE to work as a temp:

• He has been temping for an accountancy firm.

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temp UK US /temp/ noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE
someone who is employed to work for a company or organization for a short time, for example, when a permanent employee is away, or when there is a lot of work: »

During busy times, the firm can hire more than 3,000 temps.

»

She started work as a temp in the London branch of an investment bank in 2009.

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temp UK US /temp/ verb [I] HR, WORKPLACE
to work temporarily for a company or organization: »

I've just started temping as a secretary for a local company.

»

How long were you temping before you got a permanent job?


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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