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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A word or phrase with a particular meaning. Also: The time something lasts, as a period of time in office or a division of the school year.

Usage examples (39)
  • In the strict sense of the term, a true democracy has never existed, and never will exist.
  • The general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree
  • A prison term
  • He left school before the end of term for more
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