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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad-lib /ˈædˈlɪb/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad-lib /(ˈ)ædˈlɪb/ 形容詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: said or done without having been planned or written in
             advance; "he made a few ad-lib remarks" [syn: spontaneous,
      2: with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib
         comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano
         recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit";
         "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound
         offhanded and reassuring"; "an off-the-cuff toast"; "a few
         unrehearsed comments" [syn: extemporaneous, extemporary,
          extempore, impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff,
      n : remark made spontaneously without prior preparation; "his
          ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians"
      v : perform without preparation; "he extemporized a speech at
          the wedding" [syn: improvise, improvize, extemporize,
      [also: ad-libbing, ad-libbed]