noun ad–hoc·ra·cy \ˈad-ˈhäk-rə-sē, -ˈhōk-; ˈäd-ˈhōk-\

Definition of ad–hocracy



  1. :  a temporary organization or committee set up to accomplish a specific task; also :  a system of government utilizing such organizations

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Origin and Etymology of ad–hocracy

2ad hoc + -cracy

First Known Use: 1966

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a trip made at another's expense

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