Definition of midterm in English:

midterm

Syllabification: mid·term
Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌtərm
 
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noun

1The middle of a period of office, an academic term, or a pregnancy: Nixon resigned in midterm [as modifier]: midterm elections
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  • 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.
1.1North American An exam in the middle of an academic term.
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  • 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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