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for Locum tenens
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Locum tenens \Lo"cum te"nens\n. [L., holding the place; locus
place + tenens, p. pr. of tenere to hold. Cf. Lieutenant.]
A substitute or deputy; one filling an office for a time.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes
temporarily for another member of the same profession [syn:
locum tenens, locum]
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
LOCUM TENENS. He who holds the place of another, a deputy; as A B, locum
tenens of C D, mayor of the city of Philadelphia.
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