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interim


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interim  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interim 
  adj  :  serving  during  an  intermediate  interval  of  time;  "an  interim 
  agreement" 
  n  :  the  time  between  one  event,  process,  or  period  and  another 
  [syn:  {lag}] 




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