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semesternoun [C]

 us   /səˈmes·tər/
either of the two ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided at a ​school or ​university: fall/​spring semester
(Definition of semester from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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semesternoun [C]

uk   /sɪˈmes.tər/  us   /səˈmes.tɚ/
A2 one of the ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided at a ​college or ​university, ​especially in the US and ​Australia: the first/second semester the ​spring/​fall semester
(Definition of semester from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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