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Meaning of Ad hoc
The English meaning and translation of this Latin phrase is as follows:

 "For this"

Definition of Ad hoc
The meaning and definition of this famous Latin expression relates to something that was unplanned, an impromptu action, taken on the spur of the moment to deal with a matter in hand. A special event for a particular purpose such as an 'Ad hoc meeting' or an improvised, unplanned, impromptu event.

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Examples of "Ad hoc"
Examples of the use of this famous Latin phrase can be found in schools and in the modern workplace.

An unexpected situation may have arisen that required attention, so an unplanned impromptu 'Ad hoc' meeting might be organised for this specific purpose.

A team of people might be required to attend such a meeting and therefore their appointment to a meeting, or perhaps a committee, would also be unplanned or 'Ad hoc'.

This phrase is relevant to any event that is organised purely for an unexpected and specific purpose, rather than planned carefully in advance.

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Ad hoc
The popular Latin phrase or expression "Ad hoc" is
so familiar that it has become part of our own, English language. The roots of this famous Latin expression lay with the language of the ancient Romans. The meaning of the expression is "For this".

The Latin language spread throughout the western world and was taught in schools and spoken by the greatest scholars. The use of this expression was so useful and popular that it has survived the passing of time, the phrase is one of our 'Latin legacies'.

"We didn't know what to do so we set up
an ad hoc meeting"


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