in terms of sth

in terms of sth (also in ... terms)
used to describe which particular area of a subject you are discussing: »

In terms of emissions cleanliness, sugar ethanol is considered superior.

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World-wide, stock prices rose in dollar terms.

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Employees evaluate their salary not in absolute terms but relative to their co-workers.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • on equal terms with sth — on equal terms (with sb/sth) ► having the same rights or getting the same treatment as someone else: »They felt that they were not being allowed to compete on equal terms with local companies. Main Entry: ↑term …   Financial and business terms

  • come to terms with something — phrase to learn to accept and deal with an unpleasant situation or event, especially after being upset or angry about it for a long time She needed time to come to terms with her grief. Thesaurus: to try to deal with a problem or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in terms of something — in terms of ˈsth | in…terms idiom used to show what aspect of a subject you are talking about or how you are thinking about it • The job is great in terms of salary, but it has its disadvantages. • This title ranks alongside the Olympics in terms …   Useful english dictionary

  • on equal terms with sb/sth — on equal terms (with sb/sth) ► having the same rights or getting the same treatment as someone else: »They felt that they were not being allowed to compete on equal terms with local companies. Main Entry: ↑term …   Financial and business terms

  • on equal terms — (with sb/sth) ► having the same rights or getting the same treatment as someone else: »They felt that they were not being allowed to compete on equal terms with local companies. Main Entry: ↑term …   Financial and business terms

  • on equal terms with sb — on equal terms (with sb/sth) ► having the same rights or getting the same treatment as someone else: »They felt that they were not being allowed to compete on equal terms with local companies. Main Entry: ↑term …   Financial and business terms

  • set sth out — UK US set sth out Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) (FORMAL set sth forth) ► to give the details of something or to explain it in a clear, organized way, especially in writing: »set out plans/goals/proposals » …   Financial and business terms

  • nail sth down — UK US nail sth down Phrasal Verb with nail({{}}/neɪl/ verb [T] INFORMAL ► to agree the details of a decision, an agreement, etc. so that something can happen: »The decision of who would be appointed Chief Executive was made months before the… …   Financial and business terms

  • pay a heavy price for sth — pay a heavy price (for sth) ► to be in a very difficult situation because of a mistake or bad decision that has been made: »If we reject the deal, we will pay a heavy price in terms of trade, jobs, and investment. Main Entry: ↑heavy …   Financial and business terms

  • the cutting edge of sth — the cutting edge (of sth) ► the most recent and advanced stage of development in a particular type of work or activity, with the newest systems, equipment, etc.: »We want to be at the cutting edge of this technology. »Video games companies are… …   Financial and business terms

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