terms of reference

noun phrase

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: 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.

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“Terms of reference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terms%20of%20reference. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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