permatemp

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Blend of permanent and temp

NounEdit

permatemp (plural permatemps)

  1. An employee whose official status is of a temporary, despite serving his or her function for sufficient time to be contracted as permanent.

Usage notesEdit

This term often implies the lack of benefits assured to permanent employess, such as stability, medical assistance or holiday pay.

TranslationsEdit

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