Definition of terms of reference in English:

terms of reference

Pronunciation /ˌtəːmz əv ˈrɛf(ə)rəns//ˌtəːmz əv ˈrɛf(ə)r(ə)ns/

phrase

  • The scope and limitations of an activity or area of knowledge.

    ‘the minister will present a plan outlining the inquiry's terms of reference’
    scope, extent, bounds, confines, limits, range, breadth, width, reach, sweep, purview, span, stretch, spread, horizon
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Pronunciation

terms of reference

/ˌtəːmz əv ˈrɛf(ə)rəns//ˌtəːmz əv ˈrɛf(ə)r(ə)ns/