term limit

Definition of term limit

  1. :  a specified number of terms that a person in office is allowed to serve He is in favor of term limits for members of Congress.

Word by Word Definitions

termplay
  1. :  end, termination

    :  a point in time assigned to something (such as a payment)

    :  the time at which a pregnancy of normal length terminates

  1. :  to apply a term to :  call, name

limitplay
  1. :  something that bounds, restrains, or confines

    :  the utmost extent

    :  a geographic or political boundary

  1. :  to assign certain limits to :  prescribe

    :  to restrict the bounds or limits of

    :  to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent


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