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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
tenure

Plural
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  1. a status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency
  2. a period of time during which it is possessed
  3. a status of having a permanent post at an academic institution
  4. a right to hold land under the feudal system

Synonyms

(a status of possessing a thing or an office): incumbency

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References

  • Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). ISBN 8839551107. Online version here

French

Noun

tenure f (tenures)

  1. tenure

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