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Ad hoc is an adjective used to describe things that are created on the spot, usually for a single use.

A Latin term that translates literally as “for this,” ad hoc implies innovation, creativity and spontaneity. The term is widely applied in information technology (IT) and business contexts.

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This was last updated in February 2014
Contributor(s): Ivy Wigmore
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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