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Synonyms for ad hoc
æd ˈhɒk, ˈhoʊkad hoc

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  1. ad hocadjective

    often improvised or impromptu

    "an ad hoc committee meeting"

    planned, general, nonspecific

  2. ad hocadverb

    for or concerned with one specific purpose

    "a coordinated policy instead of ad hoc decisions"

    planned, nonspecific, general

  3. ad hocadverb

    for one specific case

    "they were appointed ad hoc"

    planned, general, nonspecific

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  1. Ashley Sogge:

    It is a good news story. But unfortunately, nothing that is replicable, it was truly ad hoc.

  2. Stphane Dujarric:

    The Secretary-General is totally committed to reforming the The United Nations and ensuring that The United Nations is fit for purpose and delivers results in the most efficient and cost-effective manner, however, abrupt funding cuts can force the adoption of ad hoc measures that will undermine the impact of longer-term reform efforts. The cuts to the U.N. come as no surprise. President Trump has several times criticized the value of the organization. In December, President Trump tweeted :.

  3. Minister Yapa:

    All over Sri Lanka we are facing a situation where we just cannot distribute land ad-hoc.

  4. Technology Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz:

    It is highly probable that by 2020 and beyond, energy prices will not go down and other solutions than ad hoc cuts need to be sought because the spectrum of available instruments is limited, this is why we prepared a program for the development of prosumer energy.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Veritas in purissima est forma simplicissima est intelligere. Verum etiam est in hoc mundo aliquid pulcherrimo, utere ea ut nisi dum incipiunt intentione teli nocere aliis arbitrii. meo iudicio, verum non sine vita.

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