“I had the feeling that I had been there before.” “The term for that is ‘déjà vu.’”
That's an outdated term that no one uses anymore.
He spoke about them in glowing terms.
The law had been understood in broad terms.
The governor will run for a second term.
He is currently serving his third term in the U.S. Senate.
He was sentenced to a ten-year term in the state penitentiary.
The term of the contract is 60 months.
His grades have improved since last term.
English 122 is not offered this term. Verb
They termed the structure a “double helix.”
The project was termed a success. See More
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For the moment, though, Montgomery is focused less on his long-term aspirations and much more on how the Colts can finally find a rhythm on offense.The Indianapolis Star, 2 Dec. 2022 Ahead, look back at the former Saturday Night Live star's extensive romantic history, from his first long-term relationship, with Cazzie David, to his whirlwind engagement to Ariana Grande.
Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 2 Dec. 2022 Market pricing for near-term Fed policy rates declined this week after Mr. Powell’s comments.
Anna Hirtenstein, WSJ, 2 Dec. 2022 Frisch, a former Aspen city councilman who did far better in the red district than he was expected to, has already conceded the race to Boebert, a first-term congresswoman.
Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 2 Dec. 2022 Preventing long-term knee issues is important for everyone, and these NoCry knee pads do just that.
Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 2 Dec. 2022 But, in 2022, the long-term effects have become clearer.
Simon Parkin, The New Yorker, 2 Dec. 2022 Concerns over the long-term impact of concussions have affected turnout over the last decade, according to Thompson.
Theo Mackie, The Arizona Republic, 2 Dec. 2022 Commissioners Dennis Frazier, Stephen Wantz, and Richard Weaver served two four-year terms in office, while Commissioner Eric Bouchat served one four-year term.
Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 1 Dec. 2022
Rendon, whose seven years as speaker marked the longest tenure since the 1990s, will term out of office in 2024.Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2022 China has refused to criticize Moscow’s aggression or even term it an invasion, while condemning Western sanctions against Russia and accusing the U.S. and NATO of provoking the conflict.
Mark Schiefelbein, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 July 2022 Beijing has so far declined to criticize Russia or even to term its actions in Ukraine an invasion, expressing sympathy with the security concerns Moscow has cited as among the reasons for the military assault.
Alex Leary And Lingling Wei, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2022 As laid out in a TIME examination of the case, their common account has since been contradicted by forensic evidence gathered by Franklin’s family, who term his death an assassination.
Karl Vick, Time, 7 Oct. 2021 In those critical pre-landfall hours, the storm underwent a process that scientists term rapid intensification — and this is where warming temperatures plays a pivotal role in generating more powerful hurricanes.chicagotribune.com, 31 Aug. 2021 To put it mildly, this is not a great way to embark on the road towards a ‘new world order’ as many politicians now term it, or the building of the post COVID economy.
Mike O'sullivan, Forbes, 29 May 2021 Vogel said James came out of Monday's practice fine and would not term Tuesday's absence as precautionary.
Joe Reedy, Star Tribune, 11 May 2021 It’s that experienced depth that has caused head coach Kane Wommack to term the defensive line the leaders of the South Alabama defense.
Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 9 Apr. 2021 See More
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Middle English terme, from Anglo-French, from Latin terminus boundary marker, limit; akin to Greek termōn boundary, end, Sanskrit tarman top of a post