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for the moment meaning

  "for the moment" in a sentence
  • Adverb: for the moment
    1. Temporarily
      - for the time being

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  • [American idiom]
    for the present; for now; temporarily.
    This will have to do for the moment.
    This is all right for the time being. It'll have to be improved next week, however.

  • [American slang]
    for the present; for now; temporarily.
      This quick fix will have to do for the moment.
      This is all right for the time being. It'll have to be improved next week, however.
      This good feeling will last only for the time being.

Examples

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  1. for the moment there seemed no alternative.
  2. it has gone away from me for the moment.
  3. there for the moment the matter rested.
  4. he decided for the moment he would do nothing rash.
  5. for the moment he was conscious only of relief.

Related Words

  1. for the life of me meaning
  2. for the life of one meaning
  3. for the love of it meaning
  4. for the love of mike meaning
  5. for the love of mike! meaning
  6. for the most part meaning
  7. for the nonce meaning
  8. for the odds to be against one meaning
  9. for the present meaning
  10. for the record meaning
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