ad hoc adv[Latin, for this]
: for the particular end or case at hand without consideration of wider application
adj 1 : concerned with a particular end or purpose [an ad hoc investigating committee]
2 : formed or used for specific or immediate problems or needs [ad hoc solutions]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.