Locum-tenens



[loh-kuh m tee-nenz, ten-inz] /ˈloʊ kəm ˈti nɛnz, ˈtɛn ɪnz/

noun, plural locum tenentes
[loh-kuh m tuh-nen-teez] /ˈloʊ kəm təˈnɛn tiz/ (Show IPA). Chiefly British.
1.
a temporary substitute, especially for a doctor or member of the clergy.
/ˈləʊkəm ˈtiːnɛnz/
noun (pl) locum tenentes (təˈnɛntiːz)
1.
(mainly Brit) a person who stands in temporarily for another member of the same profession, esp for a physician, chemist, or clergyman Often shortened to locum
n.

Medieval Latin, “one who holds the place (of another);” from locum (nominative locus; see locus) + tenens, present participle of tenere (see tenant).

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