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in·ter·im

 (ĭn′tər-ĭm)
n.
An interval of time between one event, process, or period and another.
adj.
Belonging to, serving during, or taking place during an intermediate interval of time; temporary: an interim agreement. See Synonyms at temporary.

[From Latin, in the meantime; see en in Indo-European roots.]

interim

(ˈɪntərɪm)
adj
(prenominal) temporary, provisional, or intervening: interim measures to deal with the emergency.
n
the interim the intervening time; the meantime (esp in the phrase in the interim)
adv
rare meantime
[C16: from Latin: meanwhile]

Interim

(ˈɪntərɪm)
n
(Historical Terms) any of three provisional arrangements made during the Reformation by the German emperor and Diet to regulate religious differences between Roman Catholics and Protestants

in•ter•im

(ˈɪn tər əm)

n.
1. an intervening time; interval; meantime: in the interim.
2. a temporary or provisional arrangement.
adj.
3. for, during, or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary; provisional: an interim order.
[1540–50; < Latin: in the meantime]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interim - the time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
interregnum - the time between two reigns, governments, etc.
Adj.1.interim - serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
impermanent, temporary - not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"

interim

noun
1. interval, meanwhile, meantime, respite, interregnum, entr'acte He was to remain in jail in the interim.

interim

noun
An interval during which continuity is suspended:
adjective
1. Intended, used, or present for a limited time:
2. Temporarily assuming the duties of another:
Translations

interim

[ˈɪntərɪm]
A. N in the interimen el ínterin or interín
B. ADJ [president] → interino, provisional; [measure, government, report, result] → provisional
C. CPD interim dividend Ndividendo m a cuenta
interim payment Npago m a cuenta
the interim period Nel ínterin or interín
interim profits NPL (Fin, Comm) → beneficios mpl trimestrales

interim

[ˈɪntərɪm]
adj
[dividend, profits, report, results] → provisoire
The committee plans to publish an interim report by the end of July → Le comité prévoit de publier un rapport provisoire fin juillet.
[government, administration] → par intérim
She was sworn in as head of an interim government in March → Elle a prêté serment en tant que chef du gouvernement par intérim en mars dernier.
[chief, prime minister] → par intérim
Our interim chief of customer services → Notre chef du service clients par intérim
n
in the interim → dans l'intérim

interim

nZwischenzeit f, → Interim nt (geh); in the interimin der Zwischenzeit
adjvorläufig; interim agreement/solutionÜbergangsabkommen nt/-lösung f; interim reportZwischenbericht m; interim government/presidentInterims- or Übergangsregierung f/-präsident(in) m(f); interim periodZwischenzeit f; (= transitional)Übergangszeit f; interim paymentInterimszahlung f

interim

[ˈɪntərɪm]
1. n in the interimnel frattempo
2. adj (report) → provvisorio/a; (government) → ad interim
interim dividend (Comm) → acconto di dividendo

interim

n. L. interim, entretanto.
References in classic literature ?
There are no interims, sire, but for twenty or thirty men who rest out of a hundred and twenty.
A poor, degraded, downtrodden, ignorant, superstitious people, they were; accustomed for generations to the heel of first one invader and then another and in the interims, when there were any, the heels of their feudal lords and their rapacious monarchs.
5% rise in demand for interim managers in the 12 months from June 2013 - June 2014 in its latest snapshot survey of UK interims.
Russam reports that over half of all interims (54%) were hired for the specialist skills; 45% to design and implement new strategies, 39% for projects, and 32% to restructure businesses.
Private sector provider Interim Partners said the number of new assignments given to interims is at its highest level since the third quarter of 2009.
DEMAND for interim managers rose by 22% in the three months to September 30, 2011 - bucking the otherwise lacklustre jobs market for senior executives and directors.
In many industries, much is made of 'transferrable skills', but in Food Manufacturing, the skills required of Interims are specific and difficult to source via generalist sites.
The site is completely free for Food Manufacturers to use; Interims pay a small monthly or annual membership fee (a day's interim work will pay back a year's membership at least three-fold).
The constant change of pace in grocery and the growing role of venture capital has put a premium on interims of all levels of seniority
Sheff says some hospitals don't realize that interims are available, or may not see the VPMA role as "mission critical" compared to roles like chief executive officers or chief financial officers.
Historically, interims were parachuted into companies to deal with sudden crises resulting from the unexpected departure of a key executive (whether by resignation, death or failure to perform).
But, of course, the flip side is that some interims prove to have staying power.

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