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term

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 limited Topics and areas of interest
(Definition of term noun (RULES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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