Definition of ad hoc adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ad hoc

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌæd ˈhɑk//
 
, NAmE//ˌæd ˈhoʊk//
 
(from Latin)
 
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arranged or happening when necessary and not planned in advance an ad hoc meeting to deal with the problem The meetings will be held on an ad hoc basis.
ad hocadverb
 
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