UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɜːrm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tɝm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tûrm)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [short, long, half, full] term [in office, as president]
  2. a [four] -year term (in office)
  3. his [first, second, final] term
  4. the [fall, winter, spring] term
  5. a [bad, good, successful, horrible] term
  6. UK: [study, go away] at half term
  7. UK: the [start, beginning, end] of term
  8. will [work, help] in the [short, long] term
  9. what are your terms (and conditions)?
  10. please see [above, below, overleaf] for terms (and conditions)
  11. the terms of the [sale, deal, transfer, agreement, contract]
  12. the terms and conditions (of the agreement)
  13. a [medical, technical, scientific] term (for)
  14. a [polite, formal, derogatory, slang, colloquial] term
  15. [fixed, variable, standard] terms
  16. [define, clarify, explain] a term
  17. [told them, stated] in no uncertain terms
  18. is on good terms with [everyone, the in-laws, her ex]
  19. came to terms with the [loss, rejection, disability]
  20. they (finally) came to terms (with)
n as adj
  1. [need, have] to hand in my term paper
  2. UK: [in, during] the half-term holiday
  3. UK: [in] term time
  4. UK: a term-time job
  1. termed the [theory, discovery, invention]
  2. it was termed a [failure, success]
  3. the [problem, illness, advancement, disaster] was (not) termed serious
  4. termed by [most, many, some]
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