at the beginning.
- Ad int.
ad interim. Latin ad interim (in the meantime)
- Ad interim
in the meantime. Historical Examples Francisco Rizzo—General; becomes governor (ad interim), 1898. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XVII, 1609-1616 Various About the same period the vacant post of Kapellmeister at the Darmstadt Court was given to him ad interim. The Violoncello and Its History Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski First:—The extension of the ad interim term […]
- Ad kalendas graecas
at no time; never: from the fact that the Greeks did not reckon dates by calends.
- Ad lib
something improvised in speech, music, etc.: Was that joke part of your speech or an ad lib? at one’s pleasure; without restriction. freely; as needed; without stint: Water can be given to the patients ad lib. to improvise all or part of (a speech, a piece of music, etc.): to ad-lib one’s lines. to act, […]