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Academic term

Definition of the noun academic term

What does academic term mean as a name of something?


  1. the time during which a school holds classes
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonyms of academic term: academic session / school term / session
    • more generic word: term = a limited period of time
    • more specific terms:
      • summer school = an academic session during the summer
      • semester = one of two divisions of an academic year
      • trimester = one of three divisions of an academic year
      • quarter = one of four periods into which the school year is divided
    • part of: academic year / school year = the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying

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Google previewThe Ultimate International Student Dictionary (2015)

by Study Destination USA

Semester: It is an academic time period (also called “academic term” – the word “ term” in this case refers to a time period and not to a word used to describe a thing or concept) usually lasting for approximately 15 weeks where students attend ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Curriculum Studies (2010)

by Craig Kridel

Queer theory is an academic term but has its origins in social movements that took place within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally (LGBTA) communities, ones that attempted to remain inclusive by assuming difference as the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wisdom and Jewish Mythology

by Rabbi David Rabeeya, Ph.D.

In the minds of many, the term “philosopher” is linked to one of two extremes: the word is conceived either as a uniquely academic term, associated only with a few intellectuals, or as a popular term, used freely by different individuals in order to ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Education (2008)

by Maqbool Ahmad

The total number of times students withdraw from educational institution during a given regular academic term, divided by the number of different students in active membership status during the term, expressed as a percentage. Anomaly.

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Marzano Language A Academic Term - Textual Evidence

Students are introduced to the Marzano academic vocabulary technique, and go through their first Language A term, textual evidence.

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