Acting and Interim


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Acting adjective – Serving in a position for the time being.
Usage example: will serve as acting president of the university until a permanent replacement can be found

Interim is a synonym for acting in temporary topic. In some cases you can use "Interim" instead an adjective "Acting", when it comes to topics like continue, substituting in a role. popular alternative
Nearby Words: act, action, active, acted, actor
Synonyms for Acting


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Interim adjective – Intended to last, continue, or serve for a limited time.
Usage example: putting up some students in local motels is obviously just an interim solution to the college's housing shortage

Acting is a synonym for interim in temporary topic. You can use "Acting" instead an adjective "Interim", if it concerns topics such as continue, provisional. popular alternative
Synonyms for Interim

How words are described

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Things that words describes

leader acting leader interim leader
king acting king interim king
chief acting chief interim chief
commander acting commander interim commander
Other nouns: coach, mayor, models, ceo.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Shokugeki no Soma Chapter 179: Hayama is revealed to have joined Central and is acting as the interim 9th Seat of the Elite Ten, having seemingly sold out Jun and her seminar in his pursuit to be the best in Tootski.
  • Music / Prince's Associates Brenda managed to snag herself backing vocals on "17 Days", and release a country album in 2011, but otherwise hasn't done anything in the interim; Apollonia continued with her acting/modeling career and dropped a solo album in 1988; and Susan… we'll get back to you on that.Fun side-note?
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