Definition of tenancy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtenənsē/

noun (plural tenancies)

Possession of land or property as a tenant: Holding took over the tenancy of the farm
More 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.

Words that rhyme with tenancy

lieutenancy, subtenancy

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Syllabification: ten·an·cy

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