Definition of term paper in English:

term paper

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noun

North American
  • A student’s lengthy essay on a subject drawn from the work done during a school or college term.
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    • I was amazed to find it was on the shelves at Brooklyn College when a student there cited it in his term paper.
    • I put hours of work into a term paper and the only person who knew or cared about the results was the teacher who assigned it.
    • In the fall of 1965, I was working on a term paper for a geography class at the University of Alaska.

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