Etymology
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interim (n.)

"time intervening," 1560s, from Latin interim (adv.) "in the meantime, meanwhile," originally "in the midst of that," from inter "between" (from PIE *enter "between, among," comparative of root *en "in") + im, ancient adverb from stem of pronoun is "this, that." As an adjective from c. 1600.

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Definitions of interim
1
interim (n.)
the time between one event, process, or period and another;
Synonyms: meantime / meanwhile / lag
2
interim (adj.)
serving during an intermediate interval of time;
an interim agreement
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