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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
(Definition of term from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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