from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An interval of time between one event, process, or period and another.
- adjective Belonging to, serving during, or taking place during an intermediate interval of time; temporary: synonym: temporary.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In the mean while; meantime.
- noun Something done in an interval.
- noun The mean time; time intervening.
- noun A provisional arrangement for the settlement of religious differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics in Germany during the Reformation epoch, pending a definite settlement by a church council.
- Belonging to or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary: as, an interim order.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc.
- noun (Hist.) A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.
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- noun A transitional or temporary period between other events.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
- adjective serving during an intermediate interval of time
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Belhaj explained that the NTC decided to use the expression "interim government" because "the international community wants to deal with us through a government."
"The term 'interim' will not apply to my decisions," Jordan said.
The folks at Ohio State don't like to use the term interim, but that's what Fickell is.
"The term interim denotes something temporary and we don't look at N.L. as a temporary fix," said Steve Musselwhite, chairman of the Jefferson College board.
Clearly he should have the title interim in from of Leader.
A woman returning to her first husband after being married in the interim is an "abomination" (Deuteronomy 24: 4).
Egypt's ElBaradei withdrew from the presidential race to protest what he called the interim rulers' autocracy.
It's a natural progression of Bush's deliberate imperialism that the Pentagon first set about establishing and defending a junta which they called the interim authority.
He is using old friend Bryon Bell in what he terms an "interim" measure and has not made any decision yet on who takes over his bag on a long-term basis.