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interim

(ĭn'tĕr-ĭm) [L. interim, in the meantime]
1. An intervening period.
2. Temporary, preliminary, or provisional.
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The uncharitable were apt to surmise that he had, in the interim, been well used up in a buffalo hunt; but those accustomed to Indian morality in the matter of horseflesh, considered it a singular evidence of honesty that he should be brought back at all.
Between that and the critical ball was little more than six weeks; but, with Rosalie's accomplished skill and resolute exertion, much might be done, even within that period; especially as Sir Thomas spent most of the interim in London; whither he went up, it was said, to settle affairs with his lawyer, and make other preparations for the approaching nuptials.
The sun marked midday when we closed our eyes; it was still in the same position when we opened them; nor had it varied a hair's breadth in the interim.
I listened to detect a woman's voice in the house, and filled the interim with wild regrets and dismal anticipations, which, at last, spoke audibly in irrepressible sighing and weeping.
The knight shrugged his shoulders, and leaving the hut, brought in his horse, (which in the interim he had fastened to a tree,) unsaddled him with much attention, and spread upon the steed's weary back his own mantle.
The site is completely free for Food Manufacturers to use; Interims pay a small monthly or annual membership fee (a day's interim work will pay back a year's membership at least three-fold).
"The number of interims on assignment in the public sector is unchanged as the bulk of the downsizing took place last year, although permanent headcount reductions have some way to go.
[check] Specialist expertise--interim procurement managers, for example, are delivering jaw-dropping savings in law firms, while risk specialists can be useful interims where there is not scope for a full-time role; and,
Sheff says some hospitals don't realize that interims are available, or may not see the VPMA role as "mission critical" compared to roles like chief executive officers or chief financial officers.
Although many of the interim management providers were initially offshoots of the major consulting firms, there is a big difference between consultants and interims: consultants advise; interims execute.
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But, of course, the flip side is that some interims prove to have staying power.

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