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Caretaker vs. Interim

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Caretakernoun

Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.

Interimadjective

Transitional.

‘Iraq's government is interim.’;

Caretakernoun

Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.

Interimadjective

Temporary.

‘You are interim manager until he returns from hospital.’;

Caretakeradjective

Temporary, on a short term basis.

‘Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.’;

Interimnoun

A transitional or temporary period between other events.

‘His car is in the shop, but they gave him a rental to drive in the interim.’;

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Caretakernoun

a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)

Interimnoun

The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc.

‘All the interim isLike a phantasms, or a hideous dream.’;

Caretakernoun

an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily;

‘he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected’;

Interimnoun

A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.

Caretakernoun

a person employed to look after a building

‘he works as a college caretaker’;

Interimnoun

the time between one event, process, or period and another

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Caretakernoun

holding power temporarily

‘the club's caretaker manager’;

Interimadjective

serving during an intermediate interval of time;

‘an interim agreement’;

Caretakernoun

a person employed to look after people or animals

‘two lions escaped from their cage and killed their caretaker’;

Interim

An interim is a provisional or temporary intervening period of time. In projects, an interim report is often compiled to analyze how the project is proceeding, before its final completion.

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