Definition of Ad Hoc in English :

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Ad Hoc meaning in English

Meaning of Ad Hoc in English

Pronunciation of Ad Hoc in English

Ad Hoc pronunciation in English

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Ad Hoc

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Adjective

1. ad hoc

often improvised or impromptu

Example Sentences:
'an ad hoc committee meeting'

2. ad hoc

for or concerned with one specific purpose

Example Sentences:
'a coordinated policy instead of ad hoc decisions'

Adverb

3. ad hoc

for one specific case

Example Sentences:
'they were appointed ad hoc'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Ad Hoc

see synonyms of ad hoc
adjective, adverb
for a particular purpose only; lacking generality or justification
an ad hoc decision
an ad hoc committee

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Ad Hoc

see synonyms of ad hoc
for a special case only, without general application
an ad hoc committee

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Ad Hoc

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adv.
For the specific purpose, case, or situation at hand and for no other: a committee formed ad hoc to address the issue of salaries.
adj.
1. Formed for or concerned with one specific purpose: an ad hoc compensation committee.
2. Improvised and often impromptu: "This single little incident reveals volumes about the arbitrariness and ad hoc brutality of the Roman regime" (Harvey Cox).

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