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Енглески

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English terme, borrowed from Стари Француски terme, from Латински terminus (a bound, boundary, limit, end, in Medieval Latin also a time, period, word, covenant, etc.). Дублети of terminus.

Noun

term

  1. Limitation, restriction or regulation.
    The term of a lease agreement is the period of time during which the lease is effective, and may be fixed, periodic, or of indefinite duration.
    "Alright, look...we can spend the holidays with your parents, but this time it will be on my terms."
  2. Any of the binding conditions or promises in a legal contract.
    Be sure to read the terms and conditions before signing.
  3. That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.
    • (Can we датум this quote by Francis Bacon and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Corruption is a reciprocal to generation, and they two are as nature's two terms, or boundaries.
  4. (geometry, archaic) A point, line, or superficies that limits.
    A line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.
  5. A word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge.
    "Algorithm" is a term used in computer science.
  6. Relations among people.
    We are on friendly terms with each other.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 22, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part. [] Next day she [] tried to recover her ward by the hair of the head. Then, thwarted, the wretched creature went to the police for help; she was versed in the law, and had perhaps spared no pains to keep on good terms with the local constabulary.
  7. Part of a year, especially one of the three parts of an academic year.
  8. Duration of a set length; period in office of fixed length.
    He was sentenced to a term of six years in prison.
    near-term, mid-term and long-term goals
    the term allowed to a debtor to discharge his debt
    1. The time during which legal courts are open.
    2. Certain days on which rent is paid.
  9. With respect to a pregnancy, the period during which birth usually happens (approximately 40 weeks from conception).
    at term, preterm, postterm
  10. (of a patent) The maximum period during which the patent can be maintained into force.
  11. (archaic) A menstrual period.
    • 1660, Samuel Pepys, Diary
      My wife, after the absence of her terms for seven weeks, gave me hopes of her being with child, but on the last day of the year she hath them again.
  12. (mathematics) Any value (variable or constant) or expression separated from another term by a space or an appropriate character, in an overall expression or table.
    All the terms of this sum cancel out.
    One only term is odd in ( 12; 3; 4 ).
  13. (logic) The subject or the predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice.
    • (Can we датум this quote by Sir W. Hamilton and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The subject and predicate of a proposition are, after Aristotle, together called its terms or extremes.
  14. (астрологија) An essential dignity in which unequal segments of every astrological sign have internal rulerships which affect the power and integrity of each planet in a natal chart.
  15. (architecture) A quadrangular pillar, adorned on top with the figure of a head, as of a man, woman, or satyr.
  16. (nautical) A piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail.
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Verb

term

  1. To phrase a certain way; to name or call.
    • 1867, Charles Sanders Peirce, On a New List of Categories:
      Abstraction or prescision ought to be carefully distinguished from two other modes of mental separation, which may be termed discrimination and dissociation.
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Adjective

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  1. (medicine, colloquial) Born or delivered at term.
    term neonate

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Etymology 2

Clipping of terminal

Noun

term

  1. (computing, informal) A computer program that emulates a physical terminal.

Etymology 3

Short for terminate, termination, terminated employee, etc.

Verb

term

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To terminate one's employment

Noun

term

  1. One whose employment has been terminated

Further reading


Albanian

Etymology

From ter.

Noun

term m (indefinite plural terma, definite singular terma, definite plural termat)

  1. foundation, plot of land

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. term; A word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge.
  2. (mathematics) term; One of the addends in a sum

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Латински terminus, via Француски terme and Енглески term

Noun

term m (definite singular termen, indefinite plural termer, definite plural termene)

  1. a term (word or phrase)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Латински terminus, via Француски terme and Енглески term

Noun

term m (definite singular termen, indefinite plural termar, definite plural termane)

  1. a term (word or phrase)

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Шведски

Noun

term c

  1. a term[1] (a well-defined word or phrase, in a terminology)
  2. (mathematics) a term[2] (an operand in addition or subtraction)
  3. једнине of termer (thermae, Roman baths) (a facility for bathing in ancient Rome)

Declension

Declension of term 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative term termen termer termerna
Genitive terms termens termers termernas

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