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US [tɜrm]
UK [tɜː(r)m]
  • n.术语;期限;任期;词语
  • v.把…称为;把…叫做
  • Web学期;项;条款
Plural Form:terms  Present Participle:terming  Past Tense:termed  
TERM
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1.
[c]
词语;术语;措辞a word or phrase used as the name of sth, especially one connected with a particular type of language
a technical/legal/scientific, etc. term
技术、法律、科学等术语
a term of abuse
咒骂用语
‘Register’ is the term commonly used to describe different levels of formality in language.
“语域”是一个术语,通常用以描述语言中用语的正式程度。
2.
[c][u]
学期(尤用于英国,学校一年分三个学期)(especially in Britain) one of the three periods in the year during which classes are held in schools, universities, etc.
the spring/summer/autumn/fall term
春季╱夏季╱秋季学期
Many students now have paid employment during term .
现在许多学生在上学期间就从事有薪工作。
It's nearly the end of term .
学期快要结束了。
the end of the term
期终
3.
[c]
期;期限;任期a period of time for which sth lasts; a fixed or limited time
during the president's first term of/in office
在总统的首届任期内
He faces a maximum prison/jail term of 25 years.
他面临 25 年的最高刑期。
a long term of imprisonment
长期监禁
4.
[sing]
到期;期满the end of a particular period of time, especially one for which an agreement, etc. lasts
the term of the loan
贷款期限
His life had reached its natural term.
他已尽其天年。
The pregnancy went to full term(= lasted the normal length of time) .
那次怀孕到了足月。
5.
[c]
(数列、方程等的)项each of the various parts in a series, an equation , etc.
IDM
in terms of|in … terms
Such a development seems unlikely, at least in the short term(= it will not happen for quite a long time) .
发生这样的情况看来可能性不大,起码短期之内应当如此。
in the long/short/medium term
长╱短╱中期内used to describe what will happen a long, short, etc. time in the future
Such a development seems unlikely, at least in the short term(= it will not happen for quite a long time) .
发生这样的情况看来可能性不大,起码短期之内应当如此。
v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sb/sth + noun/adj.
把…称为;把…叫做to use a particular name or word to describe sb/sth
At his age, he can hardly be termed a young man.
到了这个年纪,他称不上是年轻人了。
REM sleep is termed ‘active’ sleep.
快速眼动睡眠称作“主动”睡眠。

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