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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The middle of an academic term or a political term of office.
  • noun An examination given at the middle of a school or college term.
  • noun A series of such examinations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the middle of the gestation period.
  • noun The middle of an academic term or a political term in office.
  • noun An examination given in the middle of an academic term; a midterm examination.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Halfway through a term, or roughly so.
  • noun A midterm (halfway through the term) school exam.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
  • noun the middle of the gestation period
  • noun middle of an academic term or a political term in office

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