term-limit

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term-limit (third-person singular simple present term-limits, present participle term-limiting, simple past and past participle term-limited)

  1. (transitive, informal) To remove (someone) from an elected position by limiting the number of terms he can serve.
    • 2010 September, Ray Hartmann, "They Started the Revolution Without Us", St. Louis magazine, ISSN 1090-5723, volume 16, issue 9, page 69:
      Should we start being sad that he is being term-limited out of office at the end of the year?

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