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term British & World English

A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study

term English Thesaurus

a dictionary of current scientific and technical terms

in the short run British & World English

In the near future

full term in term British & World English

The completion of a normal length of pregnancy

full term British & World English

see term2noun2noun2noun.

half-term British & World English

A short holiday about halfway through a school term

law term British & World English

A period appointed for the sitting of law courts

Lent term British & World English

The university term in which Lent falls

long-term British & World English

Occurring over or relating to a long period of time

term time British & World English

The part of the year during which instruction is being given in schools, colleges, or universities

Lent term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or High Court session

long term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words as noun, hyphen as adjective)

Hilary term British & World English

(In some universities) the term beginning in January

middle term British & World English

The term common to both premises of a syllogism

short-term British & World English

Occurring in or relating to a relatively short period of future time

term paper British & World English

A student’s lengthy essay on a subject drawn from the work done during a school or college term

Hilary term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or session of the High Court beginning in January

short term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words as noun, hyphen as adjective)

Trinity term British & World English

(In some universities) the term beginning after Easter

Trinity term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or session of the High Court beginning after Easter

Michaelmas term British & World English

(In some universities) the autumn term

term of art British & World English

A word or phrase that has a precise, specialized meaning within a particular field or profession

Michaelmas term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or session of the High Court beginning in autumn

term life insurance British & World English

Life insurance that pays a benefit in the event of the death of the insured during a specified term. Compare with whole life insurance

the long/short/medium term British & World English

Used to refer to a time that is a specified way into the future

midterm British & World English

The middle of a period of office, an academic term, or a pregnancy

preterm British & World English

Born or occurring after a pregnancy significantly shorter than normal, especially after no more than 37 weeks of pregnancy

term day in term British & World English

(Especially in Scotland) a fixed day of the year appointed for the making of payments, the start or end of tenancies, etc.

the long/short/medium term in term British & World English

Used to refer to a time that is a specified way into the future


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