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interim

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noun in·ter·im \ˈin-tə-rəm\

Simple Definition of interim

  • : a period of time between events

Full Definition of interim

  1. :  an intervening time :  interval

Examples of interim

  1. <there was a brief interim in the proceedings while everyone got organized>



Origin of interim

Latin, adverb, meanwhile, from inter between — more at inter-


First Known Use: circa 1580


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interim

adjective in·ter·im

Simple Definition of interim

  • : used or accepted for a limited time : not permanent

Full Definition of interim

  1. :  done, made, appointed, or occurring for an interim

Examples of interim

  1. <putting up some students in local motels is obviously just an interim solution to the college's housing shortage>

  2. <will serve as interim head of the police department until the investigation is completed>



1604

First Known Use of interim

1604



INTERIM Defined for Kids

interim

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noun in·ter·im \ˈin-tə-rəm\

Definition of interim

  1. :  a period of time between events <He studied during the interim between tests.>





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