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term paper

n.
A lengthy piece of written work required of a student on a topic drawn from the subject matter of a course of study.

term′ pa′per


n.
a long essay or report written by a student as a major assignment over the span of a semester.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.term paper - a composition intended to indicate a student's progress during a school term
paper, theme, report, composition - an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"
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In October 1919, Teodulo Agus submitted a term paper on cheese.
When her school asked her to write a term paper, she decided to write about her favorite animal.
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Assigning a term paper for a history class, my professor said we shouldn't use any papers we had written for other classes; he said doing so would be plagiarism.
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Bonazzoli was one of 62 people offering term paper services to respond to the reporter's email.
Term Paper Resource Guide To American Indian History
Thus, whereas "sabotaging someone else's work," "forging a university document," and "stealing an exam" were considered the most serious by faculty, students' perceptions of seriousness focused on "giving answers to someone else during an exam," "writing a term paper for someone else," and "having someone else write a term paper for you.
Since both reflective and formal writing can be valuable and effective in helping students meet the educational objectives of the course and improve thinking and writing skills, the writing assignments consist of a journal and a term paper.
Rather than containing the basic student food staples--snacks, candy, and gum--this machine dispenses memory sticks, ear buds, pens, paper clips, batteries, and, of course, Excedrin and NoDoz for those late-night term paper deadlines.
There's not a hint that the author was at all useful for purposes other than a term paper that's due tomorrow.
While Stuckey does offer general recommendations for reducing the number of animals euthanized at city shelters, animal advocates said the report -- which one critic compared to a term paper -- offers little new information.