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a technical/medical/legal/scientific term
In simple terms, you need more exercise.
The president condemns terrorism in the strongest possible terms.
Darwin originally coined the term "natural selection."
In practical terms, this change is unlikely to affect many people.
in political/economic/artistic terms
The savings, both in terms of time and money, could be considerable.
What classes are you taking this term?
You will be required to take an exam at the end of the term.
She worried that she could not carry a child to term.
a full-term baby/pregnancy
He had little choice but to accept their terms.
We have agreed the terms of the lease.
Under the terms of the 1947 Constitution, legislative authority is vested in the Assembly.
Do you agree to these terms and conditions?
He negotiated the terms for their release from prison.
old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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