midterm
noun Date: 1906 1. a. the middle of an academic term b. an examination at midterm 2. the approximate middle of a term of office

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  • midterm — n. 1. the middle of the gestation period. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The middle of an academic term or a political term in office. [WordNet 1.5] 3. An examination given in the middle of an academic term; a midterm examination. Syn: midterm examination,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • midterm — [mid′tʉrm΄] adj. ☆ occurring in the middle of a term n. 1. the middle of a term ☆ 2. a midterm examination, as in a college course …   English World dictionary

  • midterm — ► NOUN ▪ the middle of a period of office, an academic term, or a pregnancy …   English terms dictionary

  • midterm — 1. adjective /ˈmɪdˌtərm/ Halfway through a term, or roughly so. The administration is suffering from the usual midterm drop in approval ratings. 2. noun /ˈmɪdˌtərm/ A midterm school exam. , I only got a C on the midterm, so I really have to study …   Wiktionary

  • midterm — mid|term1 [ˌmıdˈtə:m US ˈtə:rm] n 1.) [U] the middle period of an elected government s time in power 2.) AmE a test that students take in the middle of a ↑semester or ↑quarter midterm 2 mid|term2 [ˈmıdtə:m US tə:rm] adj [only before noun] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • midterm — mid|term1 [ mıd,tɜrm ] adjective only before noun happening in the middle part of a government s time in power or in the middle part of a university or school TERM: midterm elections midterm examinations midterm mid|term 2 [ ,mid tɜrm ] noun… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • midterm — /mid terrm /, n. 1. the middle or halfway point of a term, as a school term or term of office. 2. Often, midterms. Informal. an examination or series of examinations at the middle of a school term. adj. 3. pertaining to or occurring on or about… …   Universalium

  • midterm — 1 noun 1 (U) the middle period of an elected government s time in power: Nixon was the first president to resign in midterm. 2 (C) AmE an examination in the middle of one of the main periods in the year at university 2 adjective (only before… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • midterm — UK [ˌmɪdˈtɜː(r)m] / US [ˈmɪdˌtɜrm] adjective [only before noun] happening in the middle part of a government s time in power, or in the middle part of a university or school term midterm elections midterm examinations …   English dictionary

  • midterm — [ˌmɪdˈtɜːm] adj happening in the middle part of a government s time in power or in the middle part of a school TERM midterm elections[/ex] midterm examinations[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • midterm — noun 1. the middle of the gestation period • Hypernyms: ↑point, ↑point in time • Part Holonyms: ↑gestation, ↑gestation period 2. middle of an academic term or a political term in office • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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