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American English: /ˈtɛnjər/
British English: /ˈtɛnjə/

Translation of tenure in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (of property, land)
    Example sentences
    • But without exception, these big operations use leased land, with tenures typically of two to five years.
    • The stability of the system is indicated by the fact that long-term leases for a life or for several lives were common, and that these long-term grants tended to turn into hereditary tenures.
    • Much of the country was still held in multiple tenures - infield and outfield, with the remainder still held as ‘commonties’ by the local community.
  • 2 uncountable and countable (of office, post)
    Example sentences
    • During his tenure, the university experienced its most expansive period of growth.
    • During his tenure at Oxford University, he belonged to a group called the inklings, which also included the author C.S. Lewis.
    • During the president's tenure in office, he's built an impressive record.
  • 3 uncountable (School, University)
    puesto (masculine) permanente
    titularidad (feminine) (en una universidad o colegio)
    definitividad (feminine) (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • College/university music teachers have tenure, rank and their employer's standards that provide professional status for them.
    • University teachers have lost tenure and the quality of their teaching and research is regularly assessed by independent bodies.
    • Newly divorced and up for tenure at Washington State University, she was faced with trying to eke out a living for herself and her two daughters on an assistant professor's salary.
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