Tenure Meaning and Definition


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Tenure meaning

Word: Tenure

How to pronounce: ˈtenjʊə

Noun

Definitions:

1. The conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.

Example sentences: "But without exception, these big operations use leased land, with tenures typically of two to five years."

2. The holding of an office.

Example sentences: "His tenure of the premiership would be threatened"

3. Guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher or professor, after a probationary period.

Example sentences: "Tenure for university staff has been abolished"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Give (someone) a permanent post, especially as a teacher or professor.

Example sentences: "I had recently been tenured and then promoted to full professor"


Synonyms:

landownership

landholding

ownership

sojourn

term

stint

incumbency


Derivations:

tenured


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Tenure in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tenencia

German: Amtszeit

French: Tenure

Italian:

Turkish: Görev süresi


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