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noun (RULES)    /tɜːm/ US  /tɝːm/
terms B2 [plural] the conditions that control an agreement, arrangement, or activity: terms of employment Under the terms of their contract, employees must give three months' notice if they leave.Range and limitsRules and laws on easy terms If you buy something on easy terms, you pay for it over a period of time.Borrowing, lending and debt on equal terms (also on the same terms) having the same rights, treatment, etc.: British and overseas companies will compete for the government contract on equal terms.Justice and fairness terms of reference formal the matters to which a study or report is limitedTopics and areas of interest
(Definition of term noun (RULES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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