ad hocery

ad hocery
ad hocery /hokˈə-ri/ noun (facetious)
The use of ad hoc measures, improvisation or pragmatism
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Main Entry:ad hoc

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  • ad hocery — noun a) Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning. b) Arbitrary decision rules sometimes included in artificially intelligent software to simulate the unexpectedness in human reasoning …   Wiktionary

  • ad hockery — /ad hok euh ree/ reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long term plans. Also, ad hocery /ad hok euh ree/, ad hocism /ad hok iz euhm/. [1960 65; AD HOC + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ad hocism — noun Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning. Syn: ad hocery …   Wiktionary

  • ad hockery — /ad hok euh ree/ reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long term plans. Also, ad hocery /ad hok euh ree/, ad hocism /ad hok iz euhm/. [1960 65; AD HOC + ERY] …   Useful english dictionary

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