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plural of term
as in tenures
a fixed period of time during which a person holds a job or position elected for a two-year term as mayor

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as in words
a pronounceable series of letters having a distinct meaning especially in a particular field what's the term for the odd feeling that you've experienced an event before?

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present tense third-person singular of term

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“Terms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terms. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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