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term

noun   /tɜːm/
A2 one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into trimestre We’ve got a test at the end of term.
a word or phrase that is used to mean a particular thing termo a legal/scientific/medical term
a fixed period of time prazo, mandato, período 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 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 curto/longo prazo In the short term we do not expect an improvement in sales.
terms [plural]
the rules of an agreement termos
in… terms
used to explain which part of a situation you mean em termos de… In financial terms, the project was not a success.
come to terms with something
to accept a sad situation aceitar algo, assumir algo 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 estar de relações cortadas
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