ad interim

[ ad in-tuh-rim ]
/ æd ˈɪn tə rɪm /

adverb, adjective

in the meantime.

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Origin of ad interim

< Latin: literally, for the time between
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British Dictionary definitions for ad interim

ad interim
/ (æd ˈɪntərɪm) /

adjective, adverb

for the meantime; for the presentad interim measures Abbreviation: ad int

Word Origin for ad interim

Latin
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