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: done, made, appointed, or occurring for an interim
Noun there was a brief interim in the proceedings while everyone got organized Adjective putting up some students in local motels is obviously just an interim solution to the college's housing shortage will serve as interim head of the police department until the investigation is completed
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NounThe district has yet to appoint a superintendent, shelving plans for now to hire a permanent leader and instead leaning on a state organization to help find an interim. —Mandy Mclaren, BostonGlobe.com, 10 May 2023 Two years after the state’s electric grid was pushed to the brink of collapse in February 2021, former ERCOT interim CEO Brad Jones said the situation looks different now. —Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2023 After all, her predecessor, Art Peck, had also been ousted suddenly in late 2019, after which the CEO role was again held by an interim for a few months. —Phil Wahba, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2023 The interim was filled by Williams, who reinvigorated the Auburn program during his 3-game tenure running the football team, Campbell said. —Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 7 Feb. 2023 Then-offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell took over as the interim before the Jaguars hired Doug Pederson in February 2022 to be Meyer's successor. —Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2023 In this pregnant interim, the wintry yellow grassland looked naked. —Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker, 6 Feb. 2023 The Nashville Metropolitan Council voted 36-0 Monday to reappoint Jones to the House of Representatives, making him once again the representative of House District 52 – but this time in the interim. —Nouran Salahieh, CNN, 11 Apr. 2023 In the interim, American Place opened The Temporary in late February, 2023. —Ian Firstenberg, Chicago Tribune, 11 Apr. 2023
AdjectiveUMass Boston expects to appoint an interim chair for the English Institute, and then to conduct a global search to fill the spot on a more permanent basis. —Jon Chesto, BostonGlobe.com, 17 May 2023 While investigating that incident, Horowitz discovered that Rollins secretly disclosed sensitive information to the Boston Herald about a potential department investigation of interim Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden. —Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 That is the upshot of a 36-page interim report issued by the House Oversight Committee led by Chairman James Comer (R., Ky.). —The Editors, National Review, 17 May 2023 David Gaugh, the interim chief executive of the Association for Accessible Medicines, which represents generic drugmakers, recalled warning F.D.A. officials in an April meeting that the recent bankruptcy and shutdown of Akorn Pharmaceuticals would likely be followed by others. —Christina Jewett, New York Times, 17 May 2023 Over the course of the interim ban, Plano will continue these outreach efforts, which could last through spring 2024. —Myah Taylor, Dallas News, 16 May 2023 Some $13 from every keg of Cincy Light sold to bars and restaurants will go to the fund, Rhinegeist interim CEO Adam Bankovich told me. —Jason Williams, The Enquirer, 16 May 2023 An interim map that the court ordered to be used for last November’s general election kept Eagle River intact with one Senate seat. —Sean Maguire, Anchorage Daily News, 16 May 2023 Before taking on the interim CFO role, Weber served as the company’s VP, treasurer, tax and investor relations. —Sheryl Estrada, Fortune, 16 May 2023 See More
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