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termer

[ tur-mer ]
/ ˈtɜr mər /
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noun
a person who is serving a term, especially in prison (usually used in combination): a first-termer.
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Origin of termer

First recorded in 1625–35; term + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for termer (1 of 2)

termer
/ (ˈtɜːmə) /

noun
a variant spelling of termor

British Dictionary definitions for termer (2 of 2)

-termer

noun
(in combination) a person serving a specified length of time in prisona short-termer
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