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tenure
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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
  • After this he remarked to Mrs. Penniman that if she walked so slowly she would attract notice, and he succeeded, after a fashion, in hurrying her back to the domicile of which her tenure had become so insecure.
    Chapter 21 (**% in)

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