ten·an·cy noun \ˈte-nən(t)-sē\
: the right to use another person's property (such as land, a house, etc.) for a short period of time
: the amount of time during which you are allowed to use another person's property
: the state or fact of owning property (such as land, a house, etc.)
: a holding of an estate or a mode of holding an estate; specifically : the temporary possession or occupancy of something (as a house) that belongs to another
: the period of a tenant's occupancy or possession
Examples of TENANCY
- He was granted tenancy of the farm.
- During his tenancy, he tried to make as many improvements as he could.
First Known Use of TENANCY
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