term noun (TIME) translation to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "term" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (TIME)
/tɜːm/ US  /tɝːm/
[C] the fixed period of time which something lasts for
He received a prison term for drunk driving.
The Government's term of office (= The period in which they have power) expires at the end of the year.
Periods of time - general words
[C] mainly UK ( US usually semester, also quarter) one of the periods into which a year is divided at school, college or university
In Britain, the spring term starts in January and ends just before Easter.
We're very busy in term-time (= during the term).
Schools in generalUniversity and college education
[C] formal the period of time which a legal agreement lasts for
The lease on our house is near the end of its term.
Periods of time - general words
[U] specialized the end of a pregnancy when a baby is expected to be born
Her last pregnancy went to term (= The baby was born after the expected number of weeks).
a full-term pregnancy
in the long/medium/short term for a long, medium or short period of time in the future
Taking this decision will cost us more in the short term, but will be beneficial in the long term.
In the future and soon
(Definition of term noun (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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