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tenure
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
the term during which some position is held;
or: the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands;
or: giving or describing permanent employment to
  • I remember well that the slaves, convinced of the precarious tenure on which they held their lives, passed whole days and nights in praying, crying, and groaning.
    Chapters 77-78 (31% in)

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