Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Italian translation of term

See all translations

term

noun
 
/tɜːm/
A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into
trimestre (scolastico)
We’ve got a test at the end of term.
a word or phrase that is used to mean a particular thing
termine
a legal/scientific/medical term
a fixed period of time
periodo
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
trimestre (scolastico)
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
a breve/lungo termine
In the short term we do not expect an improvement in sales.
terms [plural] the rules of an agreement
condizioni, clausole
in… terms used to explain which part of a situation you mean
in termini…
In financial terms, the project was not a success.
come to terms with something to accept a sad situation
accettare qualcosa, affrontare qualcosa
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
essere in cattivi rapporti
(Definition of term from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “term” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More