permatemp

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of permanent and temp

Noun[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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

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