"ad hoc" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term ad hoc mean?

"Ad hoc" is a Latin term that means "for this" or "for this specific purpose." It is used to describe something that is done or created specifically for a particular situation, task, or purpose, without being intended to be permanent or applicable in other contexts.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "ad hoc":
  • We formed an ad hoc committee to address the urgent issue and propose immediate solutions.
  • She put together an ad hoc presentation with the available information for the impromptu meeting.
  • The team had to make ad hoc adjustments to the project plan to accommodate unexpected changes in the requirements.
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