Definition of 'midterm'
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Most midterm election results are only of passing interest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Historically, midterm elections are referendums on the party in power. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But midterm campaigns have tended to be slightly more dignified - until now. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A commitment to making reforms to the care system will form part of tomorrow's midterm progress report. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was one of the few Republican successes in the disastrous 2006 midterm election. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has shown that grandmothers are ten times more likely to die before a midterm exam, and nineteen times more likely to die before a final exam. Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Rarely. midterm is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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