term limitterm limit
nounoften term limits
A provision, as in a state constitution or city charter, that restricts the number of terms an elected or appointed official may serve.
(plural term limits)
- A legal restriction that limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office.
- The maximum number of terms one may legally serve in a particular elected office.
(third-person singular simple present term limits, present participle term limiting, simple past and past participle term limited)
- (informal) Alternative spelling of term-limit.