locum te|nen|cy

locum te|nen|cy
locum te|nen|cy «TEE nuhn see», plural locum te|nen|cies.
1. the office of employment of a locum tenens.
2. the holding of a place by temporary substitution.

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  • locum-te — locum te·nen·cy; …   English syllables

  • locum-tenency — locum te·nen·cy …   English syllables

  • locum te|nens — «TEE nuhnz», plural locum te|nen|tes «tuh NEHN teez», a person temporarily holding the place or office of another; deputy; substitute: »There s this locum tenens I was going to take up in the North (A. S. M. Hutchinson). ╂[< Medieval Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • locum tenens — SYN: locum tenant. [L. one holding a place] * * * lo·cum te·nens .lō kəm tē .nenz, nənz n, pl locum te·nen·tes ti nen .tēz a medical practitioner who temporarily takes the place of another * * * a doctor who stands in temporarily for a colleague… …   Medical dictionary

  • locum tenens — lo•cum te•nens [[t]ˈloʊ kəm ˈti nɛnz, ˈtɛn ɪnz[/t]] n. pl. locum te•nen•tes [[t]təˈnɛn tiz[/t]] brit. a temporary substitute, esp. for a doctor or member of the clergy Also called, esp. Brit., locum. Etymology: 1635–45; < ML locum tenēns lit …   From formal English to slang

  • nen — ab·sti·nen·cy; al·ba·nen·ses; coe·nen·chy·ma; coe·nen·chy·mal; coe·nen·chyme; com·po·nen·cy; com·po·nen·tial; con·ti·nen·tal·ism; con·ti·nen·tal·ist; con·ti·nen·tal·i·ty; con·ti·nen·tal·ize; de·po·nen·tial; des·i·nen·tial; em·i·nen·cy;… …   English syllables

  • locum tenens — locum tenency /loh keuhm tee neuhn see, ten euhn /, n. /loh keuhm tee nenz, ten inz/, pl. locum tenentes /loh keuhm teuh nen teez/. Chiefly Brit. a temporary substitute, esp. for a doctor or member of the clergy. Also called locum. [1635 45; < ML …   Universalium

  • locum-tenency — lo·cum te·nen·cy .lō kəm tē nən sē, ten ən n, pl cies the position or duties of a locum tenens …   Medical dictionary

  • locumtenens — lo·cum te·nens (lōʹkəm tēʹnĕnz , tĕnʹənz) n. pl. locum te·nen·tes (tə nĕnʹtēz) A person, especially a physician or cleric, who substitutes temporarily for another.   [Medieval Latin locum tenēns: Latin locum, accusative of locus, place + Latin… …   Universalium

  • POENITENTES — memorati Augustino, Ep. 108. Quod autem dicitur Petrum egisse paenitentiam, cavendum est, ne ita putetur egisse, quomodo agunt in Ecclesia, qui proprie Paenitentes vocantur, alibique sunt quibus ob crimina publica imponebatur Paenitentia publica …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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