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English definition of “tenure”

tenure

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈtenjər/
BUILDING/LAND the legal right to live in a building or use a piece of land for a periodMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting propertyBelongings and possessions
TIME the period of time when someone has an important job: his tenure as presidentSpecific periods of timeWorking hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
PERMANENT If you have tenure in your job, your job is permanent.Employment status and types of work
(Definition of tenure from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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