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terms

/ (tɜːmz) /
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pl n
(usually specified prenominally) the actual language or mode of presentation usedhe described the project in loose terms
conditions of an agreementyou work here on our terms
a sum of money paid for a service or credit; charges
(usually preceded by on) mutual relationship or standingthey are on affectionate terms
in terms of as expressed by; regardingin terms of money he was no better off
come to terms to reach acceptance or agreementto come to terms with one's failings
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terms

see bring to terms; come to terms with; contradiction in terms; in no uncertain terms; in terms of; on good terms; on speaking terms.

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