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ˈɪn tər əmin·ter·im

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lagadjective

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

    "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

  2. interimadjective

    serving during an intermediate interval of time

    "an interim agreement"


  1. interimnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From interim

  2. interimadjective


    Iraq's government is "interim'.

    Etymology: From interim

  3. interimadjective


    You are interim manager until he returns from hospital.

    Etymology: From interim

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interimnoun

    the meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc

    Etymology: [L., fr. inter between + im, an old accusative of is he, this, that.]

  2. Interimnoun

    a name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics

    Etymology: [L., fr. inter between + im, an old accusative of is he, this, that.]


  1. Interim

    Interim is an album by British rock band The Fall, compiled from live and studio material and released in 2004. It features the first officially released versions of "Clasp Hands", "Blindness" and "What About Us?" — all of which were later included on the band's next studio album Fall Heads Roll — as well as the instrumental "I'm Ronnie the Oney". The remaining tracks are all new versions of previously released songs, mostly from studio rehearsal recordings. Interim was originally to be titled Cocked, possibly a reference to Unofficial Fall Website editor Stefan Cooke.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interim

    in′tėr-im, n. time between or intervening: the meantime: in the history of the Reformation, the name given to certain edicts of the German emperor for the regulation of religious and ecclesiastical matters, till they could be decided by a general council—as the Augsburg Interim (1548), &c. [L.,—inter, between.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interim' in Adjectives Frequency: #694

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interim in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of interim in a Sentence

  1. Maria Teresa Belandria:

    The interim president of Venezuela will meet on Thursday afternoon with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the Planalto Palace.

  2. Terri Cornelison:

    Although Essure is no longer available for implantation in the U.S., The FDA remains committed to evaluating long-term safety information in women who have received the device, including data from an FDA-required postmarket surveillance study, the FDA is working with Bayer, Essure's manufacturer, to modify The FDA study to include an additional interim analysis at one year of follow up after patients' permanent birth control procedure -- this is earlier than the previously planned analysis at three years.

  3. Ned Rumpeltin:

    It puts a floor under the long-term risks, but there are plenty of short-term ones in the interim that we need to sort out.

  4. Inovio CEO J Joseph Kim:

    We plan to dose our first subjects in the next weeks and expect to report phase I interim results later this year.

  5. Ameet Hariani:

    This is an interim sort of measure taken by the court, and the decision on the patent of sitagliptin is subject to final orders.

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a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • A. loom
  • B. elaborate
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