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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

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

term time British & World English

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

full term British & World English

see term2noun2noun2noun.

half-term British & World English

A short holiday about halfway through a school term

Lent term British & World English

The university term in which Lent falls

law term British & World English

A period appointed for the sitting of law courts

long-term British & World English

Occurring over or relating to a long period of time

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 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

Trinity term British & World English

(In some universities) the term beginning after Easter

term of art British & World English

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

Michaelmas term British & World English

(In some universities) the autumn term

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 in term British & World English

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

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.

proprietary name British & World English

A name of a product or service registered by its owner as a trademark and not usable by others without permission

proprietary term in proprietary name British & World English

A name of a product or service registered by its owner as a trademark and not usable by others without permission

term of years in term British & World English

A tenancy of a fixed period

term for years in term British & World English

A tenancy of a fixed period

term English Thesaurus

a dictionary of current scientific and technical terms

term English-Spanish

término masculine

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 adj.)

full term English-Spanish

the government's mandate is unlikely to last its full term

half term English-Spanish

vacaciones

long-term English-Spanish

a largo plazo

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 adj.)

term paper English-Spanish

trabajo escrito exigido al finalizar el trimestre

short-term English-Spanish

a corto plazo

Trinity term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or session of the High Court beginning after Easter

Michaelmas term New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

university term or session of the High Court beginning in autumn

end-of-term English-Spanish

de final de curso


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