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Compare French temporisation.


temporization (countable and uncountable, plural temporizations)

  1. The act of temporizing.
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  2. (dentistry) The application of a temporary piece of dental work that will later be removed.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for temporization in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)