• Interim

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈintɜrim/

    Origin

    From Latin interim ("meanwhile")

    Full definition of interim

    Adjective

    interim

    1. transitionalIraq's government is "interim'.
    2. temporaryYou are interim manager until he returns from hospital.
      • 2012, May 5, Phil McNulty, Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool, 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.

    Noun

    interim

    (plural interims)
    1. A transitional or temporary period between other events.His car is in the shop, but they gave him a rental to drive in the interim.

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