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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.]
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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
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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]
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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"
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interim

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

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

n. L. interim, entretanto.
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References in classic literature ?
And as by the 16th article of the company's agreement, they were authorized to abandon this undertaking, and dissolve the concern, if before the period of five years it should be found unprofitable, they now formally announced their intention to do so on the 1st day of June, of the ensuing year, unless in the interim they should receive the necessary support and supplies from Mr.
And in practice there is little reason to apprehend any inconvenience; because, in a short course of time, the wants of the States will naturally reduce themselves within A VERY NARROW COMPASS; and in the interim, the United States will, in all probability, find it convenient to abstain wholly from those objects to which the particular States would be inclined to resort.
When she entered the house she perceived in a moment from her mother's triumphant manner that something had occurred in the interim.
on Tuesday, if no Post- office order is in the interim received from Nicodemus Boffin, Esquire; arriving after a quarter to one P.M.
But in the interim--in the interim of the very few hours that were to pass, before I could have an opportunity of speaking with her in private-- a circumstance occurred--an unlucky circumstance, to ruin all my resolution, and with it all my comfort.
These were a couple of rascals who got their living by whatever the devil sent them, and now, in the interim of other business, had staked the joint profits of their next piece of villany on a game of cards, which was to have been decided here under the trees.
Oliva, general ad interim of the Society of Jesus, my provisional successor.
Karnegie, upon that, attempted to compromise the matter by looking, in the interim, at his own boots.
But no, thank heaven, both man and horse were gone, and nothing was left to witness against me but two objects - unpleasant enough in themselves to be sure, and presenting a very ugly, not to say murderous appearance - in one place, the hat saturated with rain and coated with mud, indented and broken above the brim by that villainous whip-handle; in another, the crimson handkerchief, soaking in a deeply tinctured pool of water - for much rain had fallen in the interim.
Fairfax in the interim of my absence: the party at the hall was dispersed; Mr.
The interim had been one of great peace for Meriem.
The uncharitable were apt to surmise that he had, in the interim, been well used up in a buffalo hunt; but those accustomed to Indian morality in the matter of horseflesh, considered it a singular evidence of honesty that he should be brought back at all.

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