full term

the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent

a healthy baby born at full term

Syn: ↑term
Hypernyms: ↑point, ↑point in time
Part Holonyms: ↑gestation, ↑gestation period

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n. see term (sense 2)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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