term of art
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- A word or phrase whose use or meaning is specific to a particular field of endeavor.
- Synonym: technical term
- 1957, United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, p. 168
- The opinion in United States v du Pont does not, in any event, render the term "acquiring" in a consent decree a term of art.
term specific to a particular field — see technical term