Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of ad hocery.

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Examples

  • What top aides are now saying in the west wing here is basically they're tired of the ad-hockery that was going on.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2009

  • He engages in legal ad-hockery and trickery, treats Congress as a nuisance rather than a partner, and circumvents outmoded laws and treaties when he should be creating new ones.

    Unwinding Bush

  • He engages in legal ad-hockery and trickery, treats Congress as a nuisance rather than a partner, and circumvents outmoded laws and treaties when he should be creating new ones.

    Unwinding Bush

  • It's becoming obvious that we need a coherent long-term plan for what to do about prolonged joblessness, instead of continual ad-hockery.

    MSN Money Finance Tips

  • It's becoming obvious that we need a coherent long-term plan for what to do about prolonged joblessness, instead of continual ad-hockery.

    MSN Money Finance Tips

  • Regarding “I’m not exactly sure right now how you would properly model this sort of bizarre ad-hockery in a F-test” I thought you were suggesting a Chow test for structural change in 1750.

    Briffa's Tornetrask Reconstruction « Climate Audit

  • I’m not exactly sure right now how you would properly model this sort of bizarre ad-hockery in a F-test, but intuitively the gain in R2 seems too small to pass any sort of test.

    Briffa's Tornetrask Reconstruction « Climate Audit

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