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term

noun   /tɜːm/
A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into (学校の)学期 We’ve got a test at the end of term.
a word or phrase that is used to mean a particular thing (専門の)用語, 表現 a legal/scientific/medical term
a fixed period of time (決められた)期間 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 (学校の)学期 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 短期的に/ 長期的に In the short term we do not expect an improvement in sales.
terms [plural]
the rules of an agreement (契約などの)規約
in… terms
used to explain which part of a situation you mean ~という点では, ~という観点からは In financial terms, the project was not a success.
come to terms with something
to accept a sad situation (つらい状況などを)受け入れる 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 (けんかなどの後で)口を利かない
(Definition of term from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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