Definition of Lent term in English:

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Lent term

Pronunciation: /ˈlent ˌtərm/

noun

British
The university term in which Lent falls.
Example sentences
  • He was due back in Cambridge to begin the Lent term later in January, but instead of resuming his work there he was taken into the hospital to undergo a series of investigatory tests.
  • The college council at Caius meets annually during the Lent term to elect new fellows.

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Syllabification: Lent term

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