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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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He observed that with the large population of Nigeria, INEC needed the services of ad-hoc election personnel in the conduct of credible elections.
Ali had also informed the ICJ about Pakistan's intent to appoint an ad-hoc judge in the case during the meeting.
The ad-hoc allowance pay and pension increase in the budget is a little bit complex.
He said the armed forces, police and the judiciary had been given a 100 percent increase in the recent past, therefore, they would not be benefiting from the 50 percent ad-hoc relief allowance.
al., proposes same power-aware metrics based on battery power consumption at nodes for determining only broadcast routes in wireless ad-hoc networks [18,19].
The next step for the MACT Ad-hoc committee is to respond to EPA and their requests for more information concerning the formal comments that were submitted.
Certainly, there are business intelligence tools that--with varying degrees of difficulty, time, expense and resources--are capable of accessing these ad-hoc data sources and potentially integrating them into the information residing in the data warehouse.
The committee also forms ad-hoc subcommittees as special issues crop up.
The three Ad-hoc Committees already set up in the House by the Speaker, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila are Selection Committee, Media Committee and Welfare Committee.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is sleeping as the Rawalpindi District Cricket Association (RDCA) ad-hoc committee has left Rawalpindi cricket clubs high and dry and at the mercy of harsh and humid weather.
Contract:This procurement is to provide an escalated support service for its midlands region academies along with a range of other ad-hoc services.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar Monday visited Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Monday and appreciated working of its ad-hoc council.