What is full term?

  • (noun): The end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent.
    Example: "A healthy baby born at full term"
    Synonyms: term

Full Term

Full Term in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge refers to the eight weeks within the longer academic term during which lectures are given and students are required to be in residence. The dates of Full Term may differ from year to year within the fixed dates of the whole term (simply, but ambiguously, referred to as 'Term' with a capital, or occasionally 'statutory term').

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Full Term
... Full Term in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge refers to the eight weeks within the longer academic term during which lectures are given and students are required to be in residence ... The dates of Full Term may differ from year to year within the fixed dates of the whole term (simply, but ambiguously, referred to as 'Term' with a capital, or occasionally 'statutory term') ...
Bill Robertson (Louisiana Politician) - Toppling Paul Brown, 1990
... Robertson entered the race for a full term as mayor in 1990 ... Minden businessman Billy Sherman Cost (born 1948) challenged Brown, who was seeking his first full term in the position ... As concern persisted that the still disabled Brown could not discharge his duties in a full term, voters handily elected Robertson, 2,529 votes (59 percent) to 1,758 (41 percent) ...
Ken Bennett - Biography - Secretary of State - 2010 Election
... Bennett won election to a full term as Secretary of State in the November 2010, defeating his Democratic opponent Chris Deschene with 59% of the vote ... Bennett was sworn in for a full term on January 3, 2011, at this point becoming the first in line to succeed Brewer (who had also been elected to a full term) to the governorship ...
Dropping The Writ
... Dropping the writ is the informal term for a procedure in some parliamentary government systems, where the head of government (that is the prime minister, premier or ... their discretion when to drop the writ, up to the time when the parliament has served its full term ... the Australian Capital Territory, it is normally required by law that the parliament must run its full term before issuing the writs ...

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