A term limit is a legal restriction on the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. When term limits are found in presidential and semi-presidential systems they act as a method of curbing the potential for monopoly, where a leader effectively becomes "president for life". This is intended to protect a republic from becoming a de facto dictatorship. Term limits may be a lifetime limit on the number of terms an officeholder may serve, or a limit on the number of consecutive terms.

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  1. DaveMueller

    Misc. Stealing a new term from adventure motorcycling: Farkle

    A few years ago, I attended a local Jeep gathering. I was the only CJ in sight, so I drove right out the other side of the parking lot. The wife and I are adding adventure bikes to our touring arsenal and I came across the term "farkle". It perfectly describes the gathering I went to, I think we...
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