interim noun

INTERIM + NOUN period The value of the property almost doubled during the interim period. | measure | agreement, arrangement | payment | award, damages The injured passenger received an interim award of £50,000 damages. | profits | figures, results | report | government

PREP. in the ~ Her job was done by her deputy in the interim before she returned to work.

PHRASES on an interim basis The company uses the agency when a vacancy needs to be filled on an interim basis.