midterm : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the middle of the gestation period
  • n  middle of an academic term or a political term in office
  • n  an examination administered in the middle of an academic term

  • Cabinet changes at midterm are not unusual in Mexico.
  • Moderate Democrats have celebrated the midterms as a victory for their brand of fiscal conservatism, foreign policy "realism" and a version of "traditional values.
  • President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner suffers a humiliating defeat in midterm elections and must now deal with opposition lawmakers.
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  • Marthinus van Schalkwyk in TIME
    To be meaningful and credible, a long-term goal must have a base year, it must be underpinned by ambitious midterm targets and actions,said Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South African Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, who called the...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Forbes
    I hope that in the wake of the midterm elections, the administration of President Bush will have heard and will heed the message of the American people,Ahmadinejad wrote.
  • Tony Blair in International Herald Tribune
    Reeling off a list of domestic concerns, including the National Health Service, education, crime and economic stability, Blair said Labour faced "the most difficult time for any government - nine years into power, midterm in a third term."

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