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midterm

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdtɜːrm; mɪdˈtɜːm/

Translation of midterm in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Politics/Política] mitad (feminine) del período de gobierno
    Example sentences
    • The party of the president typically does not fare well in midterm elections.
    • Republicans rule both chambers of Congress and the midterm elections are nearly two years into the future.
    • In restoring undivided Republican control of the federal government, the 2002 midterm elections confirmed three current realities of American politics.
  • 2 [Sch] [Univ] 2.1 (period) mitad (feminine) de un trimestre ( or semestre etc) 2.2
    (midterms plural)
    (exams) (American English/inglés norteamericano) exámenes (masculine plural) parciales
    Example sentences
    • No additional midterms will be posted for this fall term.
    • Take another look at meditation, yoga, deep breathing exercises, talking to a professional or any other stress release that works for you during midterms and exams.
    • The point is that each of us has something we do to keep our minds off school, exams and the impending midterms.

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