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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A politician who continues to hold office for a short time after being defeated.

Usage examples (33)
  • The politics of a lame-duck session would be complex.
  • Barak has been negotiating as a lame-duck prime minister.
  • (Unless Congress rams it all through during the lame-duck session.)
  • What's more, he warns, lame-duck sessions are unpredictable as well. for more
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