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term

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun LING word, phrase téarma masc4  c m umedical term téarma leighistechnical term téarma teicniúilterm of endearment ainm ceana 2 noun MEAS, ED period in academic year téarma masc4  c m usummer term téarma an tsamhraidh
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3 noun MEAS, POL, LAW period when body, government etc meets téarma masc4  c m utréimhse fem4  c m u 4 (also term of office) noun MEAS, POL period of office téarma oifige  c m utréimhse oifige  c m uthe government's five year term téarma oifige cúig bliana an rialtais 5 (also jail term, prison term) noun MEAS, LAW period of imprisonment téarma masc4  c m utréimhse fem4  c m uterm of imprisonment téarma príosúnachta, tréimhse phríosúnachta 6 noun MEAS, FIN, LAW duration of investment, legal agreement téarma masc4  c m u 7 noun time limit or end téarma masc4  c m uhis apprenticeship term is over tá a théarma printíseachta istighto put a term to sth deireadh a chur le rud
modifiertéarma gs as adj  c m utéarmach adj1  c m uterm loan iasacht théarmach
8 (also full term) noun MED normal end of pregnancy deireadh toirchis  c m u to carry a child to term leanbh a iompar go deireadh an toirchisat term ag deireadh an toirchisa term baby babaí lánaibí 9 noun MATH in calculation téarma masc4  c m u 10 noun LING of preposition téarma masc4  c m u
verb
11 verb describe as TRANSITIVEtabhair ar PhrV  c m uthis age group is usually termed teenagers déagóirí a thugtar ar an aoisghrúpa seo de ghnáth
phrases

on bad terms (with sb)

(also

on poor terms (with sb)

) they ended up on bad terms ní raibh siad ag réiteach le chéile sa deireadh, thit siad amach le chéile sa deireadhwe were on bad terms with the neighbours bhíomar féin agus na comharsana in achrann le chéile, ní rabhamar féin agus na comharsana ag tarraingt le chéile, bhíomar féin agus na comharsana in árach a chéile

to be on equal terms with sb

(also

to be on the same terms as sb

) bheith ar comhchéim le duinebheith bonn ar aon le duinebheith mar a chéile le duine

to be on good terms with sb

(also

to be on friendly terms with sb

) bheith mór le duineréiteach go maith le duinetarraingt go maith le duine

on sb's own terms

(also

on sb's terms

) 1 in the way that sb wants mar is mian leat féinar do chomhairle féinthey want to do this on their own terms is mian leo é seo a dhéanamh ar a gcomhairle féin 2 in sb's own right as do stuaim féinar do chonlán féinshe did it on her own terms not because of someone else rinne sí é ar a conlán féin gan a bheith ag brath ar dhuine ar bith eile

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