■ If you say something in particular terms, you say it using a particular type or level of language or using language which clearly shows your attitude.
- The video explains in simple terms how the new tax works...
[in general/broad/simple etc terms]
- We explain in simple terms what the treatment involves.
- It would be wrong to describe society purely in economic terms.
- The war, although successful in military terms, left the economy in ruins.
- What do these statistics mean in human terms ?
.... COBUILD, LDOCE