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Meaning of “midterm” in the English Dictionary

"midterm" in British English

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midtermadjective

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.

midtermnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɪd.tɜːm/  us   /-tɝːm/ US
(Definition of midterm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"midterm" in American English

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midtermadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/
being at the end of the first ​half of a ​term (= ​fixedperiod of ​time): midterm ​elections Midterm ​examsstart next ​week.

midtermnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/
a ​test given at the end of the first ​half of a ​schoolterm
(Definition of midterm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “midterm”
in Chinese (Simplified) (一届政府的任期)中期的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一屆政府的任期)中期的…
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