- Created or done for a specific situation, without thinking about how it could be applied in other scenarios
- Created with a specific goal or purpose in mind
- Set up or utilized to address immediate issues or needs
- The company formed an ad hoc committee to deal with the unexpected PR crisis.
- The building manager made ad hoc repairs after the flood to quickly restore function to the apartments.
- In order to address the sudden surge in customer inquiries, an ad hoc customer service team was assembled.