Meaning of ad hoc

ad hoc

Pronunciation: (ad hok' Lat. äd hōk'), [key]
  1. for the special purpose or end presently under consideration: a committee formed ad hoc to deal with the issue.
  2. concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose, or end: The ad hoc committee disbanded after making its final report.
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