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
Examples of tenure in a Sentence
It indicates he engaged in this behavior throughout his tenure at USC.
Barack Obama tenure really has to be,' Am I equipped to do the job ?'.
I think Scott Walker really did a lot of harm to our state during our tenure.
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.
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- Besitzanspruch, Innehaben, Besitztitel, Besitz, Amtszeit, BekleidungGerman
- κατοχή, μονιμότητα, δικαίωμα γαιοκτησίας, θητείαGreek
- antigüedad, tenenciaSpanish
- منصوب شدنPersian
- 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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