noun (plural tenancies)
- Possession of land or property as a tenant: Holding took over the tenancy of the farmMore example sentences
- 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.