Definition of 'interim'
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Accident investigators hope to have an interim report ready next week. The Sun (2016)It has promised a series of thematic and interim reports but after two years has yet to hear any evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It called for more help for mental health services and better care for those bereaved by the deaths in its interim report. The Sun (2016)England's interim head coach is a polite guy. The Sun (2016)The interim boss played for his country 57 times but not once led the team out. The Sun (2016)The interim dividend is held at 5p. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Amid higher net debt the IT services company shelved its interim dividend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And England's interim boss will have been. The Sun (2016)Yet England's interim boss has had to drill the significance of the oldest international fixture into a generation of players who know little about it. The Sun (2016)He still has about him the look of an interim head coach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An interim government was named last week. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the interim boss insists he is already a success after keeping them afloat in impossible circumstances. The Sun (2013)The privatisation of the railways led to a similar leap in demand for interim managers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company is to report interim results next month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is expected to present an interim report by the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both are the subject of evaluation exercises which have produced interim reports. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company publishes interim results tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That seemed tough given that underlying interim profits rose by 14%. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The interim dividend was lifted 10 per cent to four cents a share. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The interim head coach has made it clear that for anyone to be considered for selection he must have played for his club. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Western ministers and members of the interim Kiev government should show more courage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Management consultants, agency staff and interim managers were almost entirely responsible for the increase. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My mother is in hospital and it is our group's interim results this week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The interim dividend is unchanged at 90 cents a share. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He wanted a rerun of the polls in three months, managed by an interim government. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In view of these looming costs, the company decided not to increase its interim dividend. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This week it is expected to unveil another set of impressive interim results, with more to come. Times, Sunday Times (2007)ONE interim manager in five works for a government body. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A disruption to the energy system is the last thing a shaky interim government needs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has been hit by credit fears but posted record interim profits this week, and acquisitions are said to be imminent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That is not because England's interim head coach is spoilt for choice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The interim Blues boss made it clear to the owner he needs urgent reinforcements during the remaining few days of the transfer window or risk meltdown. The Sun (2013)How about the element of risk in appointing an interim head coach for the Six Nations? The Sun (2012)The fashion retailer unveiled an 8.5 per rise in interim profits to 228 million and said that it would do better than expected over the year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'interim'
British English: interim ADJECTIVE
Interim is used to describe something that is intended to be used until something permanent is done.
She was sworn in as head of an interim government in March.
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