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in·ter·im / ˈintərəm/ • n. the intervening time: in the interim I'll just keep my fingers crossed. • adj. in or for the intervening period; provisional or temporary: an interim arrangement. ∎  chiefly Brit. relating to less than a full year's business activity: an interim dividend interim profit. • adv. archaic meanwhile.

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INTERIM

[Latin, In the meantime: temporary; between.]

An interim dean of a law school, for example, is an individual who is appointed to fill the office of dean during a temporary vacancy or a period during which the regular dean is absent due to an illness or disability.

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interim

interim (arch.) meanwhile; intervening time, interval of time. XVI. — L., ‘in the meantime’, f. INTER- + advb. suffix -im.

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