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verb [transitive] [often passive] term pronunciation in British English /tɜː(r)m/ 
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I/you/we/theyterm
he/she/itterms
present participleterming
past tensetermed
past participletermed
  1. to use a particular word or phrase to describe or refer to someone or something

    One critic termed him 'the finest essayist in the United States'.

    Some of our victories this season could be termed lucky.

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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