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term

noun
 
/tɜːm/
A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into
فَصْل دِراسي
We’ve got a test at the end of term.
a word or phrase that is used to mean a particular thing
مُصْطَلَح
a legal/scientific/medical term
a fixed period of time
فَصْل / مُدَّة مُحَدَّدة
a prison term Senators serve a six-year term.
A2 one of the periods of time that a school or college year is divided into
فَصْل دِراسي
The fall term starts September 7.
in the short/long term over a period of time that continues for a short time or a long time into the future
عَلى المَدى القريب/البعيد
In the short term we do not expect an improvement in sales.
terms [plural] the rules of an agreement
شُروط
in… terms used to explain which part of a situation you mean
بِخُصوص
In financial terms, the project was not a success.
come to terms with something to accept a sad situation
يَقْبَل بِالوَضْع الرَّاهِن
He still hasn’t come to terms with his brother’s death.
not be on speaking terms to not speak to someone because you have argued with them
لا يَتَكَلّم مَع
(Definition of term from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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