interim

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See also: intérim and Interim

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin interim (meanwhile).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪntəɹɪm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧im

Adjective[edit]

interim (not comparable)

  1. Transitional.
    Iraq's government is interim.
  2. Temporary.
    Synonyms: provisional, caretaker (UK)
    You are interim manager until he returns from hospital.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Drogba's goal early in the second half - his fourth in this Wembley showpiece - proved decisive as the remarkable turnaround in Chelsea's fortunes under interim manager Roberto di Matteo was rewarded with silverware.

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Noun[edit]

interim (plural interims)

  1. A transitional or temporary period between other events.
    Synonym: between-time
    His car is in the shop, but they gave him a rental to drive in the interim.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inter + im, archaic adverb from the stem of the pronoun is (that, this).

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Adverb[edit]

interim (not comparable)

  1. meanwhile, in the meantime

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