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1the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied. 2the holding of an office:his tenure of the premiership would be threatened a period for which an office is held. 3guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher or professor, after a probationary period.
verb [with object]
give (someone) a permanent post, especially as a teacher or professor:I had recently been tenured and then promoted to full professor
(as adjective tenured
) having or denoting a permanent post, especially as a teacher or professor:a tenured faculty member