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adjective ad hoc pronunciation in British English /ˌæd ˈhɒk/
  1. done only when needed for a specific purpose, without planning or preparation

    She has a very ad hoc approach to management.

    on an ad hoc basis:

    Members of the committee are elected on an ad hoc basis.

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 ad hoc pronunciation in British English adverb


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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