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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : There are three tenured professors in the history department. ,None of the advertised jobs is a tenured position
  • Noun : the tenure of an office
  • Verb (used with object) : After she served three years on probation, the committee tenured her
  • Being tenured is irrelevant; federal law prevails over your contract rights. for more
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