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atemporal

[ey-tem-per-uh l, ey-tem-pruh l] /eɪˈtɛm pər əl, eɪˈtɛm prəl/
adjective
1.
free from limitations of time.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; a-6 + temporal1
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  • Each outbreak was detected by surveillance reports of atemporal clustering of an uncommon salmonella serotype.
  • The study did not find atemporal relationship between vaccination and onset of regression.
Word Origin and History for atemporal
adj.

1870, from a- "not" + temporal. Related: Atemporally.

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