Definition of midterm adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌmɪdˈtɜːm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪdˈtɜːrm//
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  1. 1in the middle of the period that a government, a council, etc. is elected for midterm elections
  2. 2for or connected with a period of time that is neither long nor short; in the middle of a particular period a midterm solution midterm losses see also long-term, short-term
  3. 3in the middle of one of the main periods of the academic year a midterm examination/break see also half-term