Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective During or taking place during an intermediate interval of time; temporary.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the mean time; for the present.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Meanwhile; temporary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In or for the meantime; temporarily

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb for an intervening time; temporarily

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin ad, to, for + interim, the meantime.

Examples

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  • JM has made an ad interim decision to leave it uncertain.

    June 27, 2010