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interim

1 adjective
     
in‧ter‧im1 [only before noun]
1 intended to be used or accepted for a short time only, until something or someone final can be made or found:
an interim report
He received an interim payment of £10,000.
An interim government was established.
2

interim period

the period of time between two events:
During the interim period, air quality has deteriorated.

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