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English definition of “term”

term

verb [T]     /tɜːm/
to use a particular word or expression to describe something: term sth sth The CEO spent the past year on what he termed "gardening leave".term sb sth Some people might term her mean.term sth as sth He sought to play down what he termed as "mere speculation".
(Definition of term verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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