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midterm

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/ us  
being at the end of the first half of a term (= fixed period of time): midterm elections Midterm exams start next week.

midterm

noun [C]  /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/ us  
a test given at the end of the first half of a school term
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