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English definition of “interim”

interim

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈɪn·tər·əm/ us  
temporary; intended for a short period only: an interim government

interim

noun [U]  /ˈɪn·tər·əm/ us  
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).
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