Tesauro Inglês
(substantivo) 
Definition
a word or expression, esp. one used in a specialized field of knowledge
What's the medical term for a heart attack?
Sinônimos
word
The word `ginseng' comes from the Chinese word `Shen-seng'.
,
name
I don't even know if Sullivan is his real name.
,
expression
He uses some remarkably coarse expressions.
,
title
She has been awarded the title Professor.
, ,
phrase
the Latin phrase, `mens sana in corpore sano'
, ,
designation
Level 4 alert is a designation reserved for very serious incidents.
,
appellation (formal)
We were known by the appellation of `green coats'.
,
locution
`Sister boy' - that's an odd locution if ever there was one.
(substantivo) 
Definition
one of the periods of the year when a school, university, or college is open or a lawcourt holds sessions
the summer term
Sinônimos
session
an emergency session of parliament
,
course
In the course of the 1930s, steel production in Britain approximately doubled.
,
quarter (US)
,
semester
,
trimester (US)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a period of time
a 12-month term of service
Sinônimos
period
a period of a few months
,
time
For a long time I didn't tell anyone.
,
spell
There has been a spell of dry weather.
,
while
They walked on in silence for a while.
,
season
birds arriving for the breeding season
,
space
They've come a long way in a short space of time.
,
interval
There was a long interval of silence.
,
span
The batteries had a life span of six hours.
,
duration
the duration of the trial
,
incumbency
(substantivo) 
Definition
the period of pregnancy when childbirth is imminent
They successfully carried their babies to term.
Sinônimos
conclusion
At the conclusion of the programme, viewers were invited to phone in.
,
end
She brought the interview to an abrupt end.
,
close
Her retirement brings to a close a successful chapter in the school's history.
,
finish
I intend to see the job through to the finish.
,
culmination
This week's events are the culmination of a long-running row between the two countries.
,
(verbo) 
Definition
to name, call, or describe as being
He had been termed a temporary employee.
Sinônimos
call
They called their daughter Mischa.
,
name
My mother insisted on naming me Horace.
,
label
Too often the press are labelled as irresponsible.
,
style
people who would like to style themselves as great thinkers
,
entitle
an instrumental piece entitled `Changing States'
,
tag
The critics still tagged him with his old name.
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dub
He dubbed it the most exciting film currently in cinemas.
,
designate
one man interviewed in our study, whom we shall designate as `Mr E'
,
describe as
,
denominate
he saw scarcely a single elevation that he cared to denominate a hill

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of appellation
Definition
a name or title
We were known by the appellation of `green coats'.
in the sense of close
Definition
the end or conclusion
Her retirement brings to a close a successful chapter in the school's history.
in the sense of course
Definition
a period of time
In the course of the 1930s, steel production in Britain approximately doubled.

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