- n the time between one event, process, or period and another
- s serving during an intermediate interval of time
an interim agreement
- As interim leader, he has made more of the right noises.
- Under the Transitional Administrative Law, Iraq's interim constitution, real power will lie in the hands of the prime minister.
- Afghanistan's interim leader brings home his exiled monarch, but his own authority remains precarious.
- Roza Otunbayeva in The Associated Press
We have passed the new constitution for our republic,Otunbayeva said at a news conference. "It will not be an interim but a legal and legitimate government ...... we are leaving the word interim behind."
- Benazir Bhutto in Washington Post
Bhutto, according to the AP, said she hoped her current talks with other opposition parties would produce "an interim government of national consensus to whom power can be handed."
- Robert Mugabe in BBC News
According to the Sunday Mail, Mr Mugabe said: "This is the occasion when it's either they [the MDC] accept or it's a break. After all this is an interim agreement. If they have any issues they deem outstanding, they can raise them after they come...