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midterm

adjective uk   /ˈmɪd.tɜːm/ us    /-tɝːm/
in the middle of the period when a government is in office: The party in power usually does badly in midterm elections.

midterm

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɪd.tɜːm/ us    /-tɝːm/ US
a test given in the middle of a school term
Translations of “midterm”
in Chinese (Traditional) (一屆政府的任期)中期的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一届政府的任期)中期的…
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