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Definitions of temporal:

part of speech: adverb

TEMPORALLY.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the temples.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to this life, this world, or the body only; worldly; secular; not eternal; measured or limited by time or by this life.

part of speech: noun

Temporality.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to time, esp. to this life or world, opposed to eternal: worldly, secular, or civil, opposed to sacred or ecclesiastical.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the temples.

part of speech: adjective

Not eternal or everlasting; pertaining to the present life; secular; of the world; as, temporal affairs, such as business and pleasure; relating to civil or political matters, as distinct from religious.

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