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adverb & adjective
Created or done for a particular purpose as necessary.[as adjective] ‘the discussions were on an ad hoc basis’[as adverb] ‘the group was constituted ad hoc’impromptu, extempore, extemporary, extemporaneous, expedient, emergency, improvised, rough and ready, makeshift, make-do, cobbled together, thrown togetherView synonyms
Latin, literally to this.
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