ad hoc


ad hoc
ad hoc 1 /'ad-'häk, -'hōk; 'äd-'hōk/ adv [Latin, for this]: for the particular end or case at hand without consideration of wider application
ad hoc 2 adj
1: concerned with a particular end or purpose
an ad hoc investigating committee
2: formed or used for specific or immediate problems or needs
ad hoc solutions

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

ad hoc
adjective extemporaneous, for the sake of, for this case alone, improvised, in consideration of, on account of, special associated concepts: ad hoc appointment, ad hoc committee

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


ad hoc
adj.
(Latin) For this; arranged for one particular purpose.
adv.
ad hoc

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


ad hoc
'for this purpose' ('only' sometimes implied).

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


ad hoc
(ad-hock Latin shorthand meaning "for this purpose only." Thus, an ad hoc committee is formed for a specific purpose, usually to solve a particular problem. An ad hoc attorney is one hired to handle one problem only, perhaps to analyze a specialized area of the law or argue a key point in court.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


ad hoc
adj. Latin For this; for a particular purpose. For example, ad hoc committees are often created to accomplish a particular purpose.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


ad hoc
(Latin: For this; for this special purpose.)
An attorney ad hoc or a guardian or curator ad hoc is one appointed for a special purpose, generally to represent the client, ward, or child in the particular action in which the appointment is made.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


ad hoc
I
[Latin, For this; for this special purpose.] An attorney ad hoc or a guardian or curator ad hoc is one appointed for a special purpose, generally to represent the client, ward, or child in the particular action in which the appointment is made.
II For this purpose or occasion.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

ad hoc
adj.
   Latin shorthand meaning "for this purpose only." Thus, an ad hoc committee is formed for a specific purpose, usually appointed to solve a particular problem. An ad hoc attorney is one hired to handle one problem only and often is a specialist in a particular area or considered especially able to argue a key point.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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