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22nd Amendment an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that ensures that no person can be elected to more than two four-year terms as President of the United States. The 22nd Amendment, ratified in 1951, was passed in reaction to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.
abbacy the authority, term of office, or rights of an abbot.
accede to come into possession of an office, title, or the like (usu. fol. by to). [1/2 definitions]
accession the act of coming into possession of an office, title, or the like. [1/5 definitions]
acting appointed as a temporary substitute for someone absent from an office or position; serving temporarily. [1/5 definitions]
administration the executive officers of a government, considered collectively, or the term of office of such officers. [1/3 definitions]
admiralty the department or office having jurisdiction over naval affairs. [1/3 definitions]
APO abbreviation of "Army Post Office."
apostolate the office, duties, mission, or term of activity of an apostle, or, esp., of the pope as head of the Apostolic See in the Roman Catholic Church.
appoint to name to a particular office or function; designate. [1/2 definitions]
appointee a person appointed to fill an office or position or to perform an assigned task.
appointive filled by appointment, as a position or office.
archidiaconal of or concerning an archdeacon or the office thereof.
assistant a person holding a secondary or junior position in an office or organization. [1/2 definitions]
asst. abbreviation of "assistant," a person holding a secondary or junior position in an office or organization.
assumption a taking on, as of a duty, role, or office. [1/3 definitions]
bailiwick the district, office, or jurisdiction of a British bailiff. [1/2 definitions]
ballot a list of candidates for office or issues to be voted on. [1/6 definitions]
bench the seat of a judge, or the office of judges collectively. [1/6 definitions]
benefice a church office or the fixed property or income associated with it. [1/3 definitions]
bishopric the office of bishop. [1/2 definitions]