Definition of term of art in English:

term of art

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noun

A word or phrase that has a precise, specialized meaning within a particular field or profession: ‘public domain’ is a term of art in copyright law and you shouldn’t throw it around if you don’t know what it means
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  • Harmonization is a trade term of art that often indicates that strong regulations and protections are going to be taken down to the lowest common denominator.
  • In this blog, I use "insurance" loosely, as a lay term of art for any service that you pay an up-front fee for in return for possible later expense coverage.
  • The term of art 'technical default' refers to violation of any other loan terms.

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Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude