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Synonyms for ad hoc

for present purposes


  • for present purposes
  • when needed
  • as the need arises
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Words related to ad hoc

often improvised or impromptu

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for or concerned with one specific purpose

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The General secretary of ISF Adil Dawar and other members on this occasion claimed that all those families who have migrated following the Operation Zarib Azab suffered and most of them remain back in pace of education and Government should properly ad hock them in term of numerous scholarships.
Islamabad -- 167 departments of 31 ministries in the country are working without their heads and governing bodies and people appointed on ad hock basis were running these departments.
According to reports, these 167 departments are running under the supervision of people who have been appointed on ad hock basis which lacks the ability of final decision making, as a result several most important matters of these departments are being delayed.
Coordination across the country's 116 municipalities is limited, meaning that operating procedures are often ad hock, leading to disorganization and a lack of popular understanding.