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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERIM

In the interim, the Colonel sent one day to know if he would drill the regiment.

In the interim I had taken a long look at the face on the wall.

Worth was his aid, having in the interim become a first lieutenant.

In the interim Tanner walked to where Schofield stood, silent.

The danseuse had subsided into an interim condition of mute tension.

And this mass of music was produced in the interim of school drudgery.

They did not know what to do, or how to pass the time in the interim.

If a sail had appeared in the interim, he had not seen it; nor was there one in sight now.

From which it was evident that in the interim he had modified his original plan.

He had been gone many days, and much might have happened in the interim.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin interim (adv.) "in the meantime, meanwhile," originally "in the midst of that," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + im, ancient adverb from stem of pronoun is "this, that."

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