trimester

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French trimestre, from Latin trimestris (of three months), from trēs (three) + mensis (month).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɹaɪ.mɛs.tə(ɹ)/, /tɹaɪˈmɛs.tə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɹaɪ.mɛs.təɹ/, /tɹaɪˈmɛs.təɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

trimester (plural trimesters)

  1. A period of three months or about three months.
    She is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy.
  2. One of the terms of an academic year in those learning institutions that divide their teaching in three roughly equal terms, each about three months long. Compare semester.
    The school operates on a trimester schedule.

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  • (term of academic year): term

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trimester n (singular definite trimestret or trimesteret, plural indefinite trimestre)

  1. trimester

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