I am not the most financially literate person (I would be hard-pressed to articulate the term “junk bond”).
And there are perks to being a former senator, no matter how short the term.
If the American economy improves substantially before the next presidential election, Obama is likely to win a second term.
The result is that the term Russian River Valley on a label is meaningless.
Now in his third term, he was reelected with 90 percent of the vote in what critics charge was massive vote fraud.
This is apparent from their not having a term for it in their own tongue.
I made no objection, and was duly hired for the term of three years.
The term Babi is not appropriate to the religion of Baha nor to his followers.
Now, she quickened her pace, anxious for the plunge that should set the term to sorrow.
More than one, more than a thousand, every year wrecks her good and great future by what we term wilfulness or waywardness.
early 13c., terme "limit in time, set or appointed period," from Old French terme "limit of time or place" (11c.), from Latin terminus "end, boundary line," related to termen "boundary, end" (see terminus). Old English had termen "term, end," from Latin. Sense of "period of time during which something happens" first recorded c.1300, especially of a school or law court session (mid-15c.).
The meaning "word or phrase used in a limited or precise sense" is first recorded late 14c., from Medieval Latin use to render Greek horos "boundary," employed in mathematics and logic. Meaning "completion of the period of pregnancy" is from 1844. Term-paper in U.S. educational sense is recorded from 1931.
"to give a particular name to," mid-16c., from term (n.). Related: Termed; terming.
A limited period of time.
The end of a normal gestation period.