terms of reference
Definition of terms of reference
: a description of what must be dealt with and considered when something is being done, studied, etc. The terms of reference for the committee are narrow and specific.
Word by Word Definitions
: end, termination
: a point in time assigned to something (such as a payment)
: the time at which a pregnancy of normal length terminates
: to apply a term to : call, name
: used or usable for reference
: constituting a standard for measuring or constructing
: to supply with references
: to cite in or as a reference
: to put in a form (such as a table) adapted to easy reference
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