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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?
How many weeks is it till the end of term?
He trains five times a week during term time.
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.
The committee was set up under the terms of a voluntary agreement.
Do you agree to these terms and conditions?
He negotiated the terms for their release from prison.
very unpleasant or dirty