What does interim mean?

Definitions for interim
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"

Wiktionary

  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.

  2. interimadjective

    transitional

    Iraq's government is "interim'.

  3. interimadjective

    temporary

    You are interim manager until he returns from hospital.

  4. Etymology: From interim

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Interimnoun

    Mean time; intervening time.

    Etymology: interim, Latin.

    I a heavy interim shall support,
    By his dear absence. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    One bird happened to be foraging for her young ones, and in this interim comes a torrent that washes away nest, birds, and all. Roger L'Estrange.

    In this interim my women asked what I thought. Tatler.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interimnoun

    the meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc

  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

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Charles Keter:

    The interim management team will be in office for three months as we conclude the restructuring program.

  2. Maria Teresa Belandria:

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

  3. Ewald Nowotny:

    I know there had been some ideas floating around that we might give some kind of interim financing just like that. I don't see any legal possibility for that.

  4. Jesus Dureza:

    We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo.

  5. John Manly:

    John Engler has always treated survivors as the enemy. John Engler took actions to obstruct and undermine criminal investigations of Michigan State Universitys interim president and Michigan State Universitys interim president administration by the Michigan attorney general.

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  • Jane Cooney
    Jane Cooney
    would a monthly interim service mean a monthly service in the meantime?
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