- n. the term during which some position is held
“Also, a bill to be entitled an act to increase the salaries of the two Secretaries of the Executive Department, and the principal Recording Clerk of the Executive Department, after the expiration of the present term of office of the incumbents.”
“The Celestines, founded about forty years later by St. Peter Morone (Celestine V), were organized on much the same plan but the superiors were not perpetual and the head of the whole body was an abbot elected by the General Chapter for three years and ineligible for reelection for nine years after his previous term of office (see CELESTINES; CELESTINE V, ST.).”
“Fonseca also shares the fame of the "Conimbricenses", as it was during his term of office as provincial and largely owing to his initiative that this celebrated work was undertaken by the Jesuit professors of Coimbra.”
“José Domingo de Obaldia, elected president in 1908, to succeed Manuel Amador Guerrero, died during his term of office (1 March, 1910) and was succeeded by Vice-President C.A. Mendoza.”
“He was bent on the hushing-up course lest his Presidency should become synonymous with a great judicial crime; he feared that he might be forced to resign even before his term of office was over, or, at all events, that he might have to abandon all hope of re-election.”
“At first his term of office was indefinite, that is, it was for life; in 1517 it was fixed at six years; in 1571, at eight; in 1587, again at six; and finally the twelve-year period of office was settled on by Pius IX in 1862.”
“Sir John Peter Grant, during whose term of office (1865-74) a number of important reforms were introduced.”
“Rome, but returned to Bozen, in 1853, when his term of office had expired.”
“The term of office of Frank Black, Governor of the State of New York, was about expiring.”
“They did not look back on their past term of office with much satisfaction; they had been constantly in a minority; and although such useful measures as Rowland Hill's Penny Postage had been carried, nothing had been done to meet the most urgent needs of the time.”
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