What does tenure mean?

Definitions for tenure
ˈtɛn yərtenure

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tenure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenure, term of office, incumbency(noun)

    the term during which some position is held

  2. tenure, land tenure(verb)

    the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands

  3. tenure(verb)

    give life-time employment to

    "She was tenured after she published her book"

Wiktionary

  1. tenure(Noun)

    A status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency.

  2. tenure(Noun)

    A period of time during which it is possessed.

  3. tenure(Noun)

    A status of having a permanent post with enhanced job security within an academic institution.

  4. tenure(Noun)

    A right to hold land under the feudal system.

  5. tenure(Verb)

    To grant tenure, the status of having a permanent academic position, to (someone).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenure(noun)

    the act or right of holding, as property, especially real estate

  2. Tenure(noun)

    the manner of holding lands and tenements of a superior

  3. Tenure(noun)

    the consideration, condition, or service which the occupier of land gives to his lord or superior for the use of his land

  4. Tenure(noun)

    manner of holding, in general; as, in absolute governments, men hold their rights by a precarious tenure

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Tenure

    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.]

Anagrams for tenure »

  1. retune

  2. run tee

  3. tureen

  4. neuter

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How to say tenure in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenure in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tenure in a Sentence

  1. The Times:

    It indicates he engaged in this behavior throughout his tenure at USC.

  2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    Barack Obama tenure really has to be,' Am I equipped to do the job ?'.

  3. Jenny Kuse:

    I think Scott Walker really did a lot of harm to our state during our tenure.

  4. Craig Watkins:

    It's deep-value in the sense that all the companies in the portfolio have an amazing tenure.

  5. Goethe:

    The loss of a much-prized treasure is only half felt when we have not regarded its tenure as secure.

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Translations for tenure

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  • الحيازةArabic
  • Besitzanspruch, Innehaben, Besitztitel, Besitz, Amtszeit, BekleidungGerman
  • κατοχή, μονιμότητα, δικαίωμα γαιοκτησίας, θητείαGreek
  • antigüedad, tenenciaSpanish
  • منصوب شدنPersian
  • virassapysymisoikeus, hallintaoikeus, hallussapito, virassaoloaika, virkakausiFinnish
  • tenureFrench
  • gestioneItalian
  • 保有期間, 終身, 保有, 世襲Japanese
  • een vaste benoeming hebben, vastbenoemd zijnDutch
  • kadencjaPolish
  • durata posesiei, termen de stăpânire, posesie, ocupare, durată de mandat, drept de posesieRomanian
  • владениеRussian
  • mandatSerbo-Croatian
  • పదవీ కాలంTelugu

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