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ad interim

Line breaks: ad in|terim
Pronunciation: /ad ˈɪntərɪm
 
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Definition of ad interim in English:

adverb

For an intervening or temporary period of time.
Example sentences
  • Since 15th September 2006 Piet Van Roe is the Managing Director ad interim of the public broadcaster.
  • Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing Meets with Charge d' affaires ad interim of the Georgian Embassy in China
  • Charles O. Cecil is Chargé d' Affaires ad interim of the United States Embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

adjective

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Temporary.
Example sentences
  • The ad interim government ended with the inauguration of Sam Houston as president on October 22, 1836.
  • And there should be nothing unusual about the ad interim appointment of former Chief Justice Hilario Davide as ambassador to the United Nations.
  • By way of relief, they seek the cancellation of all the ad interim appointments and ‘respect for proper procedure’, as well as moral damages of one euro per staff member and costs.

Origin

Latin, from ad 'to' and interim 'meanwhile', used as a noun.

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