midterm


mid·term

noun \ˈmid-ˌtərm (usual for 1b), -ˈtərm\

: an examination given at the middle of a school term

: the middle of a school term

: the middle of a term of office

Full Definition of MIDTERM

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

Examples of MIDTERM

  1. The students will be busy taking midterms next week.
  2. He dropped the course before midterm.
  3. assessing the President's performance at midterm

First Known Use of MIDTERM

1906

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