Definition of tenancy in English:

tenancy

Syllabification: ten·an·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈtenənsē
 
/

noun (plural tenancies)

  • Possession of land or property as a tenant: Holding took over the tenancy of the farm
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    • He sold the land to the claimants and they granted him in return a rent-free life tenancy.
    • His landlord gives him a week's notice to quit the house, although he is not in breach of his tenancy.
    • Secure rights of ownership or tenancy have not yet been established.

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