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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act, right, or term during which something is held.

Usage examples (35)
  • In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment, public men have no sure tenure.
  • According to Webster's Dictionary, the term tenure is defined as:
  • Well, his tenure is almost certainly over come January
  • That's a very different question from whether tenure is a good institution. for more
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