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interim

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
C2 temporary and intended to be used or accepted until something permanent exists: an interim solution An interim government was set up for the period before the country's first free election.TemporaryShort in time used to describe part of a company's business year, rather than the whole year: Directors declared an interim dividend of 30 cents.Profits and losses

interim

noun uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
in the interim in the time between two particular periods or events: The new secretary starts in June, but in the interim we're having to type our own letters.Until a particular moment
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