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Meaning of INTERIM

Pronunciation:  'inturim

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the time between one event, process, or period and another
  2. [adj]  serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
 

INTERIM is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: impermanent, lag, temporary
 
 See Also: interregnum, interval, time interval

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"ter*im\, n. [L., fr. inter between + im, an old
accusative of is he, this, that.]
1. The meantime; time intervening; interval between events,
   etc.

         All the interim is Like a phantasms, or a hideous
         dream.                                --Shak.

2. (Hist.) A name given to each of three compromises made by
   the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of
   harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and
   Catholics.

 
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