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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenuredadjective

    appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime

    "an irremovable officer"; "a tenured professor"


  1. tenuredadjective

    Having tenure


  1. tenured

    Tenure is a category of academic appointment existing in some countries. A tenured post is an indefinite academic appointment that can be terminated only for cause or under extraordinary circumstances, such as financial exigency or program discontinuation. Tenure is a means of defending the principle of academic freedom, which holds that it is beneficial for society in the long run if scholars are free to hold and examine a variety of views.


  1. tenured

    Tenured refers to holding a permanent position, often in an academic setting, as a professor or a teacher, after a probationary and evaluation period. Once tenured, the individual generally cannot be dismissed without just cause and due process, thus providing a high level of job security.

Anagrams for tenured »

  1. retuned

  2. untreed

  3. denture

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenured in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenured in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tenured in a Sentence

  1. Todd Rosenbluth:

    TOTL has been the better performer in 2016 of the duo of actively managed ETFs and the one with a long-tenured management team, investors are familiar with both firms' active bond products, but the ETFs are following the same trend of their mutual fund siblings. Pimco's recent mutual fund flows problems have spilled over into the ETF market this year.

  2. Barry Mehler:

    I stand before you today beholden to no human c -- sucker and working a paying f -- king union job and no limber d -- k of an administrator is going to tell me how to teach my classes because I'm a f -- king tenured professor.

  3. Marquette University in 2016:

    A tenured faculty member put a graduate student’s name and link to her contact information on the Internet so that people could go after her, that’s not academic freedom – it’s cyberbullying.

  4. Dell Curry:

    We're doing things that haven't been done in our franchise for 25 years, it's crazy to think about, as the longest tenured Warrior, and I've seen the transformation from my rookie year to now. It's pretty special.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Assets have gravitated toward funds with both strong records and long tenured management both at Pimco and at other asset managers such as DoubleLine Capital.

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