for the time being meaning

  "for the time being" in a sentence
Adverb: for the time being
  1. Temporarily
    "we'll stop for the time being"
    - for the moment

Encyclopedia: For the time being

[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]
Go to for the moment


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  1. let 's put up a shed here for the time being.
  2. let 's put the matter aside for the time being.
  3. here the front stabilized for the time being.
  4. do n't breathe a word about this for the time being.
  5. i am staying at a friend 's house for the time being.

Related Words

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  2. for the rest of us meaning
  3. for the sake of meaning
  4. for the sake of so or sth meaning
  5. for the taking meaning
  6. for the worse meaning
  7. for to meaning
  8. for toffee meaning
  9. for vain meaning
  10. for values of meaning
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