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Meaning of “term” - Learner’s Dictionary

term

noun     /tɜːm/
WORD [C]
B2 a word or phrase that is used to refer to a particular thing, especially in a technical or scientific subject: a legal/technical term Terminology and vocabulary
TIME [C]
the fixed period of time when someone does an important job or is in a particular place: a prison term The government has been elected for another four-year term.Specific periods of time
SCHOOL [C]
A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into: We've got a test at the end of term.Specific periods of time
in the long/short, etc term
B2 a long/short, etc period of time from now: The situation should improve in the long term. →  See also half-term Periods of time - general words
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