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1. tenure

noun. ['ˈtɛnjɝ'] the term during which some position is held.

Synonyms

  • presidential term
  • presidency
  • term
  • incumbency
  • administration
  • vice-presidency
  • episcopate
  • term of office

Antonyms

  • bless
  • descent
  • decrease
  • level

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Words that Rhyme with Tenure

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  • jr
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  • kuzniar
  • monsignor
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  • msgr
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Example sentences of the word tenure


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some are given a lifetime tenure while others have a shorter length of time written into a contract.

Quotes containing the word tenure


1. And fragile is thy tenure of this worldStill haunted by the monstrous ghost of God.("To Science")
- George Sterling, The Thirst of Satan: Poems of Fantasy and Terror

2. tenure

noun. ['ˈtɛnjɝ'] the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands.

Synonyms

  • land tenure
  • freehold
  • villeinage
  • copyhold

Antonyms

  • syncategoreme
  • bore
  • fall
  • lower

3. tenure

verb. ['ˈtɛnjɝ'] give life-time employment to.

Synonyms

  • upgrade
  • elevate
  • promote
  • kick upstairs
  • advance

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • discharge
  • begin
  • divide
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