Complete Definition of "term"

English

Pronunciation
a|RP AHD|tûrm, IPA|/tÉËm/, SAMPA|/t3:m/
a|US AHD|tûrm, IPA|/tÉm/, SAMPA|/t3`m/
audio|en-us-term.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)m|-ÉË(r)m

Noun
en-noun

  1. A limitation, restriction or regulation.

#: terms and conditions

  1. A word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge.
  2. relation|Relations among people.

#: We are on friendly terms with each other.

  1. A part of a year, especially one of the three parts of an academic year in Britain; Michaelmas term, Lent term or Easter term, the equivalent to the American semester.
  2. math One of the addends in a sum

#: All of these terms cancel out.

  1. a duration of a set length; a period in office of fixed length.

#:He was sentenced to a term of six years in prison.
#:near-term, mid-term and long-term goals

Derived terms
terms and conditions

Translations
trans-top|limitation, restriction or regulation
Czech: t+|cs|podmínka|f
Dutch: t+|nl|termijn|m
Finnish: t+|fi|ehto
French: t+|fr|limite|f
German: t+|de|Klausel|f
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Lithuanian: terminas m (as time limit)
Norwegian: t-|no|vilkår|c, t-|no|term|c
Portuguese: t+|pt|termo|m
Swedish: klausul c
Telugu: షరతౠ(sharathu), నిబà°à°§à°¨ (nibandhana)
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trans-top|word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge
Dutch: t-|nl|term|m
Finnish: t-|fi|termi
French: t+|fr|terme|m, t+|fr|mot|m, t+|fr|expression|f
German: t+|de|Begriff|m, t+|de|Bezeichnung|f, t-|de|Terminus|m
Greek: t+|el|ÏÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek
Japanese: è¨è (kotoba), ç¨èª (yÅgo)
Lithuanian: sÄlyga f
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Portuguese: termo m
Russian: ÑеÑмин (t'érmin) m
Scots: tairm
Spanish: t+|es|término|m
Swedish: #Swedish|term c, begrepp n, beteckning n
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trans-top|relations among people
Dutch: t+|nl|voet|m
Finnish: väleissä
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Lithuanian: t+|lt|terminas|m|xs=Lithuanian
Swedish: t+|sv|fot|c
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trans-top|part of a year
Dutch: t+|nl|trimester|n
Finnish: lukukausi
German: t-|de|Trimester|n
Greek: t+|el|ÏÏίμηνο|n|trtrímino|scGrek
trans-mid
Japanese: å­¦æ (gakki)
Lithuanian: t+|lt|santykiai|m|p|xs=Lithuanian
Russian: ÑÑимеÑÑÑ (trim'éstr) m
Swedish: termin c
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trans-top|one of the addends in a sum
Dutch: t-|nl|term|m
Finnish: t-|fi|termi
French: t+|fr|terme|m
German: t-|de|Term|m
trans-mid
Portuguese: termo m
Russian: Ñлагаемое (slagájemoje) n
Spanish: t+|es|término|m
Swedish: t+|sv|term|c
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trans-top|period in office or prison
Greek: t+|el|θηÏεία|f|sc=Grek
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ttbc|Chinese: æé (qÄ«xiàn)
ttbc|Italian: termine m
trans-mid
ttbc|Korean: ê¸°ê° (gigan)
ttbc|Lithuanian: trimestras, ketvirtis (~3 months), semestras (~4 months)
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To phrase a certain way, especially with an unusual wording.

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Dutch

Noun
infl|nl|noun|plural|termen|diminutive|termpje

  1. term; A word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge.
  2. math|lang=nl term; One of the addends in a sum

Category:Semantics

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