termer

noun
term·​er | \ˈtər-mər \

Definition of termer 

: a person serving for a specified term (as in a political office or in prison) a first termer

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But short-termers dominate this crowd—and their influence is often outsize compared with their shareholdings. Clifton Leaf, Fortune, "Why Companies That Manage for The Long Term Perform Far Better. And Why Most Still Don’t," 21 May 2018 The last President before Reagan who demurred was the one-termer whom Reagan beat, Jimmy Carter. Timothy J. Burger, Town & Country, "What's the Point of the White House Correspondents' Dinner if the President Doesn't Show Up?," 31 Mar. 2017 Democrats started out with more than enough ammunition to make Rauner a one-termer. Dahleen Glanton, chicagotribune.com, "Lack of exciting Democratic candidates could give us another four years of Rauner," 20 Mar. 2018 Another supporter of the bill is Sen. Dennis Linthicum, a Republican first-termer from Klamath Falls. Gordon R. Friedman, OregonLive.com, "Lawmakers push for openness on prescription pricing despite industry opposition," 15 Feb. 2018 Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma, another first-termer, offered Sessions a comfortable respite from hard-charging Democrats. latimes.com, "Watch live: Officials provide briefing on congressional baseball practice shooting," 14 June 2017 In late May, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added Mr. Reed and Elise Stefanik, a second-termer whose district includes a huge chunk of the state’s northern regions, to its list of targets for the 2018 election. Jesse Mckinley, New York Times, "Take 6 Congressional Races. Add Gov. Cuomo. Stir the Pot.," 29 Aug. 2017 Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma, another first-termer, offered Sessions a comfortable respite from hard-charging Democrats. latimes.com, "Watch live: Officials provide briefing on congressional baseball practice shooting," 14 June 2017 Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma, another first-termer, offered Sessions a comfortable respite from hard-charging Democrats. latimes.com, "Watch live: Officials provide briefing on congressional baseball practice shooting," 14 June 2017

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1609, in the meaning defined above

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