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Ad Hoc

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.