Translation of "term" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /tɜːm/ us /tɜrm/

A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into

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 fixed period of time

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

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

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

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


(Translation of “term” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)