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English definition of “tenure”
/ˈtenjər/ noun formal
› [C] WORKPLACE the period of time during which someone is in an important job or position: His 14-year tenure included some of the store's best times.sb's tenure as sth Seven years ago, I began my official tenure as lab director.under sb's tenure Listings at the NYSE soared under his tenure.
› [U] WORKPLACE the right to remain permanently in a job, especially as a teacher at a university: have tenure He took a semester off from UA, where he has tenure. What grounds did the university give for denying tenure to you?
› [U] LAW, PROPERTY the legal right to use a piece of land or a property: grant sb tenure They were not granted tenure to the land. → See also job tenure, security of tenure