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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tem·po·ral·i·ty /ˌtɛmpəˈræləti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tem·po·ral·i·ty n.; pl. Temporalities
 1. The state or quality of being temporary; -- opposed to perpetuity.
 2. The laity; temporality. [Obs.]
 3. That which pertains to temporal welfare; material interests; especially, the revenue of an ecclesiastic proceeding from lands, tenements, or lay fees, tithes, and the like; -- chiefly used in the plural.
    Supreme head, . . . under God, of the spirituality and temporality of the same church.   --Fuller.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the worldly possessions of a church [syn: temporalty]