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Meaning of “interim” in the English Dictionary

"interim" in British English

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interimadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
C2 temporary and ​intended to be used or ​accepted until something ​permanentexists: an interim ​solution An interim government was set up for the ​period before the country's first ​freeelection. used to ​describepart of a company's ​businessyear, ​rather than the ​wholeyear: Directors ​declared an interim ​dividend of 30 ​cents.

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interimnoun

uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
(Definition of interim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interim" in American English

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interimadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪn·tər·əm/
temporary; ​intended for a ​shortperiod only: an interim ​government

interimnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪn·tər·əm/
the ​time between two ​particularperiods or ​events: I ​started writing two ​years ago, and other ​books on the ​subject have come out in the interim (= during this ​period).
(Definition of interim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"interim" in Business English

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interimadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪntərɪm/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE used to describe something that ​relates to only ​part of a company's ​businessyear, rather than the whole ​year: Directors were ​forecasting an interim ​loss of over $3 million. interim ​results/​figures/​profits
intended to be used or ​employed for a ​shorttime only: In a ​pressrelease, the ​company announced that some ​employees would be ​retained on an interim ​basis. an interim ​CEO/​chairman/​director an interim ​agreement/​measure

interimnoun

uk   us   /ˈɪntərɪm/
[C] HR, WORKPLACE a ​person who is ​employed to ​work for a ​company or ​organization for a ​shortperiod of ​time: Organizations are becoming more ​creative in their use of interims, but confusion still surrounds their role and how they differ from ​consultants.
interims [plural] ACCOUNTING financialresults that are ​published during a ​financialyear and show how much ​money a ​company is making or ​losing: The interims ​released in August show that year-on-year ​salesgrew 27%. Clients are being ​advised to ​buyahead of next week's interims.at the interims At the interims, ​analysts will want ​news on ​marketshare and ​currenttrading. to report/announce/​file interims good/​poor/disappointing interims
(Definition of interim from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interim”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暂时的,过渡时期的…
in Turkish geçici, muvakkat…
in Russian временный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暫時的,過度時期的…
in Polish tymczasowy…
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