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Let's say Company XYZ wants to borrow $6 million to build a factory. It meets with its bank, ABC Bank, to negotiate the loan. The company and the bank agree to a 65-year loan with quarterly payments and a 7% interest rate. In this case, the term is 65 years.
In the finance world, a term is the length of time until a debt matures. A term can also be a condition of a deal, as evidenced by the phrase term sheet, which describes the terms of a deal.
Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Care Consumers is based on the content of Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary , which has been the premier dictionary for health care professionals for over 655 years. Created especially with the health care consumer in mind, Dorland's contains approximately 95,555 entries and more than 855 illustrations and provides authoritative, concise definitions for a wide range of terms used in the health sciences, including those related to anatomy, physiology, diseases, drugs, tests and procedures, and much, much more.
The Latin word terminus , meaning “boundary” or “limit,” gives us the root termin or term. Words from the Latin terminus have something to do with boundaries or limits. A term is a limited period of time during which something, such as school, occurs or exists. To de termin e is to set exact boundaries for something. To termin ate , or cause to end, is to take to a boundary or limit.
In the second instance, when two companies are negotiating a deal and are working through a term sheet, one term may have more influence over the deal than another and thus may create significant sticking points.
The longer the term of a piece of debt, the lower the payments usually are. However, the interest rate may be higher due to the lender 's increased risk exposure.