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synonyms for ad-hoc

  • cheaply done
  • cheaply made
  • crude but effective
  • improvised
  • jury-rigged
  • makeshift
  • of inferior quality
  • off-the-cuff
  • offhand
  • spur-of-the moment
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How to use ad-hoc in a sentence

A number of ad hoc initiatives currently do this work, but it’s a patchwork and insufficient system.
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It adds process, and checks and balances, to what is currently an ad hoc authority.
REPRESENTATIVES PROPOSE BILL LIMITING PRESIDENTIAL INTERNET ‘KILL SWITCH’DEVIN COLDEWEYOCTOBER 22, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Williams’ case is a signal to stop the ad hoc adoption of facial recognition before an injustice occurs that cannot be undone.
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When a report of abuse comes in, an ad hoc team of up to 10 NSO employees is assembled to investigate.
INSIDE NSO, ISRAEL’S BILLION-DOLLAR SPYWARE GIANTTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Technology has offered a ready solution for some types of ad hoc conversations during the pandemic.
REMOTE WORKERS WANT TO RE-CREATE THOSE WATERCOOLER MOMENTS, VIRTUALLYTANYA BASUAUGUST 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
"I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Postrem quid nobis effectum hactenus, seu potis quid attentatum sit ad diuinam gloriam.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Cert ante hoc tempus vix vnquam Gallis vacatum fuit conuertdis incolarum ad Christum animis.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
I don't blame him for killin' the cuss, not a bit; I'd have shot any man livin' that 'ad taken a good horse o' mine up that trail.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In hoc Isthmo portus regalis est, vbi nunc degimus, ad gradum latitudinis quadragesimum quartum cum besse.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO AD-HOC

  • ad-hoc
  • cheaply done
  • cheaply made
  • crude but effective
  • improvised
  • jury-rigged
  • makeshift
  • of inferior quality
  • off-the-cuff
  • offhand
  • spur-of-the moment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.