ad interim

adverb
ad in·​ter·​im | \ ˈad-ˈin-tə-rəm How to pronounce ad interim (audio) , -ˌrim also ˈäd- \

Definition of ad interim

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: for the intervening time : temporarily

ad interim

adjective

Definition of ad interim (Entry 2 of 2)

: made or serving ad interim

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Synonyms & Antonyms for ad interim

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of ad interim in a Sentence

Adjective will serve as the ad interim CEO until the merger of the two corporations is complete an ad interim government until the new constitution goes into effect
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective This led the opposition to rally around the president of Venezuela's Parliament, a young lawmaker named Juan Guaidó, who -- according the constitution -- must rule ad interim should the presidency be vacant. Stefano Pozzebon, CNN, "Venezuelans are being asked to vote twice in a week in two conflicting polls," 7 Dec. 2020 Shawn Morgan will replace him on an ad interim basis for North America. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "FCA's top communications exec leaves job after just 4 months," 11 June 2020 Moves from chief operating officer FCA Canada Mike Koval, ad interim head of Ram in North America. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Ram truck chief who filed whistleblower suit against FCA to leave company," 4 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of ad interim

Adverb

1701, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ad interim

Adverb

borrowed from New Latin

Adjective

derivative of ad interim entry 1

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The first known use of ad interim was in 1701

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“Ad interim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ad%20interim. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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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

History and Etymology for ad interim

Latin, for the intervening time

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