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ad interim

adverb ad in·ter·im \ ˈad-ˈin-tə-rəm , -ˌrim also ˈäd- \

Definition of ad interim

: for the intervening time : temporarily

Origin and Etymology of ad interim

borrowed from New Latin


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ad interim

adjective

Definition of ad interim

: made or serving ad interim

Examples of ad interim in a Sentence

  1. will serve as the ad interim CEO until the merger of the two corporations is complete

  2. an ad interim government until the new constitution goes into effect

Origin and Etymology of ad interim

derivative of 1ad interim


Law Dictionary

ad interim

adjective \ ˈad-ˈin-tə-rəm, ˈäd-, -ˌrim \

legal Definition of ad interim

: made or serving temporarily or for the time being
  • an ad interim committee

Origin and Etymology of ad interim

Latin, for the intervening time



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