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English definition of “ad hoc”

ad hoc

adjective, adverb    /ˈæd ˈhɑk, -ˈhoʊk/
for a particular purpose or need, esp . for an immediate need: The ad hoc committee will meet next week . Unfortunately , we deal with problems ad hoc.
(Definition of ad hoc adjective, adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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