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trimester

noun [C]
 
 
/trɪˈmestər/ US  /traɪˈmestər/ mainly US
one of the periods of time that the year is divided into in some US schools and collegesSpecific periods of timeUniversity and college educationSchools in general
(Definition of trimester from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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