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"interim" in British English

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interimadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/  us   /ˈɪn.t̬ɚ.ɪm/
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.
used to describe part of a company's business year, rather than the whole year: Directors declared an interim dividend of 30 cents.

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interimnoun

uk   /ˈɪn.tər.ɪm/  us   /ˈɪn.t̬ɚ.ɪm/
(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 short period only: an interim government

interimnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪn·tər·əm/
the time between two particular periods 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 business year, 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 short time only: In a press release, 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 short period 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 financial results that are published during a financial year and show how much money a company is making or losing: The interims released in August show that year-on-year sales grew 27%. Clients are being advised to buy ahead of next week's interims.at the interims At the interims, analysts will want news on market share and current trading. 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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