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ad hockery

or ad hocery

[ad hok-uh-ree] /æd ˈhɒk ə ri/
noun
1.
reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long-term plans.
Also, ad hocism
[ad hok-iz-uh m] /æd ˈhɒk ɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of ad hockery
1890-1900
First recorded in 1890-1900; ad hoc + -ery
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