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third-termism       LUcat Search catalogue MMS 9839779606402711

Scope note
The phenomenon of leaders seeking to break constitutional term limits —usually set at two terms in office— to secure a third term in office. The phrase has also been used more broadly to refer to leaders who refuse to leave power. (Source:, accessed 27 January 2022)

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third-term politics
third-term presidency
third term politics
third term presidency
third termism

Related terms
heads of State
presidential elections

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Added 2022.

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