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EtymologyEdit

From ad hoc +‎ -ery.

NounEdit

ad hocery (plural ad hoceries)

  1. Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning.
  2. (computing) Arbitrary decision rules sometimes included in artificially intelligent software to simulate the unexpectedness in human reasoning.

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