What does tenure mean?

Definitions for tenure
ˈtɛn yərtenure

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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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. tenure

    The right created in legislation to have land or property.

    There are various types of tenure e.g. freehold and leasehold.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

Anagrams for tenure »

  1. retune

  2. run tee

  3. tureen

  4. neuter

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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. Anuj Somany:

    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.

  2. Rick Perry:

    There is much work to be done in these upcoming weeks and I remain fully committed to accomplishing the goals that I set out to accomplish at the beginning of my tenure.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    An employee who has human emotions fails often to rise or get salary raise in the private organization, but one who is merely for own profit or money usually rises through ranks easily and spends a long tenure in the same company.

  4. William Barr:

    I have known Bob Mueller for 30 years, we worked closely together throughout my previous tenure at the Department of Justice under President George H.W. Bush. We've been friends since. And I have the utmost respect for Bob Mueller and Bob Mueller distinguished record of public service. And when Bob Mueller was named special counsel, I said Bob Mueller selection was' good news' and that, knowing Bob Mueller, I had confidence Bob Mueller would handle the matter properly. And I still have that confidence today.

  5. Lara Trump:

    We still wanted her on our team because we cared so much about her personally. That's why I reached out to offer her a position with the 2020 Trump Campaign before we knew anything about the gross violations of ethics and integrity during her White House tenure, i am absolutely shocked and saddened by her betrayal and violation on a deeply personal level.

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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
  • 任期Chinese

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