interim


interim
interim in‧ter‧im [ˈɪntərɪm] adjective [only before a noun]
1. intended to be used or accepted for a short time only, until something final can be made:

• an interim payment of £15,000

• an interim pay offer

• Shareholders will receive an interim dividend of £5.03p per share

2. ACCOUNTING prepared after only part of a full financial year has been completed, often after half a year:

Interim figures announced yesterday show a 16% leap in pre-tax profits to £95 million.

• the publishing company'sinterim results

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interim UK US /ˈɪntərɪm/ adjective [before noun]
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE used to describe something that relates to only part of a company's business year, rather than the whole year: »

Directors were forecasting an interim loss of over $3 million.

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interim results/figures/profits

intended to be used or employed for a short time only: »

In a press release, the company announced that some employees would be retained on an interim basis.

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an interim CEO/chairman/director

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an interim agreement/measure

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interim UK US /ˈɪntərɪm/ noun
[C] HR, WORKPLACE a person who is employed to work for a company or organization for a short period of time: »

Organizations are becoming more creative in their use of interims, but confusion still surrounds their role and how they differ from consultants.

interims — Cf. interims

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • intérim — [ ɛ̃terim ] n. m. • 1412; lat. interim « pendant ce temps » 1 ♦ Intervalle de temps pendant lequel une fonction vacante est exercée par une autre personne que le titulaire. L intérim dura un mois. Fonction exercée par intérim. Le lieutenant «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Interim — Intérim Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • interim — in·ter·im 1 / in tə rəm/ n: an intervening time see also ad interim interim 2 adj: done, made, appointed, or occurring for an interim an interim disposition Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • interim — INTERIM. subst. m. Mot purement Latin, qu on employe quelquefois, pour dire, L entretemps. L Empereur Charles Quint pour pacifier les troubles de la Religion en Allemagne accorda un interim. les Princes qui joüissent de l interim. il devoit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Interim — (lat. „inzwischen, unterdessen“) bezeichnet u. a. allgemein eine vorübergehende Regelung für eine Übergangszeit (etwa als Interimslösung oder Übergangsregierung) ein Fachbegriff aus der Waffenkunde, siehe Ad interim (Waffe) oder auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Interim — Sn Übergangslösung per. Wortschatz fach. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnung und Substantivierung des Adverbs l. interim unterdessen, zwischenzeitlich (zu l. inter). Häufiger sind Komposita (Interims Regierung usw.). Adjektiv: interimistisch.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • INTERIM — nomen formulae Religionis, Protestantibus, post Obitum Lutheri, victis, a Cardo V. Germaniae obtrusae, cui quoscumque subscribere volebat, donec Conc. Generali religionis controversiae deciderentur A. C. 1548. Huius sententiam refutârunt scripris …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • interim — / interim/ s.m. [dal lat. intĕrim, avv., frattanto, nel frattempo , der. di inter tra ]. 1. [incarico assunto provvisoriamente, in attesa dell insediamento del nuovo titolare: assumere l i. dell Interno ] ▶◀ interinato. ▲ Locuz. prep.: ad interim …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • interim — ínterim adv. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ÍNTERIM s.n. (Rar) Interimat. [< fr. intérim]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • ínterim — s. m. 1. Tempo durante o qual está interrompida a execução ou o funcionamento de alguma coisa, ou ela não é regida por aquele a quem incumbe. • adv. 2. Durante o tempo de espera ou de interrupção; no intervalo. = ENTREMENTES, ENTRETANTO 3. neste… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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