Definition of 'ad hoc'
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Usually you can pay lump sums on an ad hoc basis or set up regular overpayments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can use it on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can pay lump sums on an ad hoc basis or set up regular overpayments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new help will be given on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Taking painkillers on an ad hoc basis does no harm. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Others may come together on an ad hoc basis with friends. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)At present, most deals are done on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you are unable to make regular gifts, you can simply give cash away on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They don't want long-term tenants but are happy to do it on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company protests that, given the nature of its work, it often has to employ staff on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Trying to do things on a well-meaning ad hoc basis is also likely to lead to trouble, including a high risk of missing systemic problems. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now in her third year, she has three regular clients, along with others who ask her to do projects on an ad hoc basis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And as long as they don't slip back into bad habits, they can continue to take them on an ad hoc basis with good results. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'ad hoc'
British English: ad hoc ADJECTIVE
An ad hoc activity or organization is not planned in advance, but is done or formed only because a particular situation has made it necessary.
The Council meets on an ad hoc basis to discuss problems.
Definition of ad hoc from the Collins English Dictionary
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