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Noun
A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study
“The term semantics is a recent addition to the English language.”
Noun
A fixed or limited period for which something, for example office, imprisonment, or investment, lasts or is intended to last
“The elected council members are set to begin their four-year term of office on Dec.31.”
Noun
Language used on a particular occasion; a way of expressing oneself
“It is feasible he made his point in even stronger terms in the dressing room beforehand, but there was little evidence early on of his sermon provoking the desired reaction.”
Noun
Conditions with regard to payment for something; stated charges
“According to the deal's terms and conditions, if you pay the loan off during the six month period, you're OK.”
Noun
Each of the periods in the year, alternating with holiday or vacation, during which instruction is given in a school, college, or university, or during which a law court holds sessions
“Around 300,000 young people are finishing their first term at university in the UK.”
Noun
The period of pregnancy when childbirth is imminent
“Older women are just as capable of carrying a baby to term.”
Noun
“A policy offering the same cover and benefits on more favourable terms.”
Verb
To name, call, or describe as being
“Because of what the fire administration is terming an unauthorised visit, some firemen are up for disciplining for allowing you entry?”
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