Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “land tenure”

See all translations

land tenure

noun [U]
 
 
PROPERTY
the laws and arrangements relating to owning land, especially land that is used for farming: Productivity is affected by the fragmented pattern of land tenure, with millions of family farms on small plots, cultivating mainly for subsistence.
Translations of “land tenure”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指耕地的)土地所有權制…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指耕地的)土地所有权制…
(Definition of land tenure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of land tenure?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “land tenure” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More