Bedeutung von "term" Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /tɜːm/

A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into:

We’ve got a test at the end of term.

a word or phrase that is used to mean a particular thing:

a fixed period of time:

a prison term
Senators serve a six-year term.

A2 one of the periods of time that a school or college year is divided into:

The fall term starts September 7.
in the short/long term

over a period of time that continues for a short time or a long time into the future:

In the short term we do not expect an improvement in sales.

(Definition von "term" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)