Ad Hoc


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Ad Hoc

Describing anything constituted for a single purpose or to deal with a certain situation. It especially describes a reaction to a spontaneous situation. For example, the board of directors of a company may form an ad hoc committee to deal with a labor dispute. Once the dispute is resolved, the committee will cease to exist.
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She wanted to stop payment for ad hoc committee meetings.
The whole reason for the ad hoc committee is to communicate,'' said Councilwoman Barbara Williamson.
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Lee asked for time for an ad hoc committee of tenants and residents to meet and win support for the commission to have the airport staff update noise and economic studies of the proposed new rule.
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It needs to be clarified,'' said board President Shirley Sayles, who has spoken against paying for ad hoc committee meetings in the past.
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Our slogan is, `Where Your Safety is Our Primary Concern,' '' said Vice Mayor Henry Hearns, chairman of the ad hoc committee.