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term time Line breaks: term time

Definition of term time in English:


[mass noun]
The part of the year during which instruction is being given in schools, colleges, or universities: at present the crèche operates during term time only
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  • Taking children out of school during term time is very much frowned upon.
  • Christina discovered she had a good ear for language and decided to do a degree, commuting from Florence to Hull University during term time.
  • The place seems to be particularly popular with student-types, especially during term time when they pile up here from nearby Swansea University.

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