Loubani and Greyson found themselves inside the Fateh Mosque, which had become an ad hoc sanctuary, field hospital and morgue.
During the dozen years or so since the R2P concept was formulated, its application has been complicated and ad hoc.
Leaving decisions to the ad hoc judgment of such regulators only opens the door to future errors.
Congress keeps funding it ad hoc—but when the GOP takes over the Senate next year, who knows.
And do Obama and Brennan have any criteria for picking targets, or is it just ad hoc?
The President reviewed the ad hoc committee's findings and approved the recommendations for Federal action.
ad hoc attonitus prior cum admiracione dixit: Vere si hoc constaret, mundo non sic habundaretis sicut habundatis.
But it was administered by ad hoc offices rather than companies and was not reliable in making payments.
ad hoc prstandum mihi videbatur ille, et natura compositus et accensus studio.
Many persons were arrested, and a military commission, ad hoc; was appointed to try them.
Latin, literally "for this (specific purpose)."
Contrived purely for the purpose in hand rather than planned carefully in advance. E.g. "We didn't know what to do about the sausage rolls, so we set up an ad-hoc committee".