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midterm

adjective uk   /ˈmɪd.tɜːm/ us    /-tɝːm/
in the middle of the period when a government is in office: The governing party usually does badly in midterm by-elections.Government administration and organisation

midterm

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɪd.tɜːm/ us    /-tɝːm/
US for half-termSchools in general
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