TERM's Sentences and Contexts

Learn TERM from sentences of classic books. The app collects 10,000 middle or hard words; input your word, you not only get its meaning and example, but also have sentences and their contexts from classic literatures.

 Sentences of term
Definition:
n. limited period of time; point in time at which something ends; termination; deadline
n. word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge
Example:
The Treasury Department announced plans to sell $50 billion in short term securities next week.
The demands for a statement from the United States were nevertheless couched in cautious terms.
Sentence in Classic:
First came the vacation and then the next term and then vacation again and then again another term and then again the vacation.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As it was, he suffered a long term of imprisonment and afterwards returned to England a morose and disappointed man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He knew that by this term was understood a mechanical facility for painting or drawing, entirely apart from its subject.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Had Napoleon not taken offense at the demand that he should withdraw beyond the Vistula, and not ordered his troops to advance, there would have been no war; but had all his sergeants objected to serving a second term then also there could have been no war.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Micawber, during the remaining term of our residence under the same roof; and I think we became fonder of one another as the time went on.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
You see, I make it my principle to keep the incapables for a single term only, since that is enough for them; but to the clever ones I allot a double course of instruction.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
But he who would create an absolute government of the kind which political writers term a tyranny, must renew everything, as shall be explained in the following Chapter.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The pleasures which I made haste to seek in my disguise were, as I have said, undignified; I would scarce use a harder term.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
The captain come, when told that he will be pay well; and though he swear much at the first he agree to term.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
It was that endearing term, still so new to his ears, and the bright teardrops which edged her pale green eyes as she looked up pleadingly at him that won him over.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context