tenure, term of office, incumbency(noun)
the term during which some position is held
tenure, land tenure(verb)
the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
give life-time employment to
"She was tenured after she published her book"
A status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency.
A period of time during which it is possessed.
A status of having a permanent post with enhanced job security within an academic institution.
A right to hold land under the feudal system.
To grant tenure, the status of having a permanent academic position, to (someone).
the act or right of holding, as property, especially real estate
the manner of holding lands and tenements of a superior
the consideration, condition, or service which the occupier of land gives to his lord or superior for the use of his land
manner of holding, in general; as, in absolute governments, men hold their rights by a precarious tenure
Tenure commonly refers to life tenure in a job and specifically to a senior academic's contractual right not to have his or her position terminated without just cause.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ten′ūr, n. a general name for the conditions on which land is held by the persons who occupy and use it. [Fr. tenure—Low L. tenura—L. tenēre, to hold.]
The numerical value of tenure in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tenure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's deep-value in the sense that all the companies in the portfolio have an amazing tenure.
The loss of a much-prized treasure is only half felt when we have not regarded its tenure as secure.
Poor farmers don't have the money, time or labor to prevent degradation or improve their soils, if they don't have land tenure, there is no incentive to invest in improving their farms.
Wondering why a person who puts always own benefits first in a job before the company’s interest, often spends the tenure longest and enjoy the time fullest as an employee in an organisation.
Be clear, this board has had no discussions at any time about her tenure as general manager, we hoped and expected that she would fulfill her three year contract, which ends in December of this year.
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Translations for tenure
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- Besitzanspruch, Innehaben, Besitztitel, Besitz, Amtszeit, BekleidungGerman
- κατοχή, μονιμότητα, δικαίωμα γαιοκτησίας, θητείαGreek
- antigüedad, tenenciaSpanish
- virassapysymisoikeus, hallintaoikeus, hallussapito, virassaoloaika, virkakausiFinnish
- 保有期間, 終身, 保有, 世襲Japanese
- een vaste benoeming hebben, vastbenoemd zijnDutch
- durata posesiei, termen de stăpânire, posesie, ocupare, durată de mandat, drept de posesieRomanian
- పదవీ కాలంTelugu
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