Examples of tenure in a Sentence
- … but there is also about it just the trace of the nettlesome righteousness that alienated much of Washington during his tenure there, the not-so-subtle suggestion that while he might be in politics, he is not of politics and certainly not, God_forbid, a politician. —Jim Wooten, New York Times Magazine, 29 Jan. 1995
- Pittsburgh's offensive linemen, trap blockers during Noll's tenure, had to bulk up for the straight-ahead game. —Paul Zimmerman, Sports Illustrated, 9 Nov. 1992
- A mural on the upper half of a four-story guesthouse was painted in 1977 by twelve-year-old schoolchildren, whose tenure on the scaffold must have thrilled their parents. —John McPhee, New Yorker, 22 Feb. 1988
During his tenure as head coach, the team won the championship twice.
her 12-year tenure with the company
His tenure in office will end with the next election.
After seven years I was finally granted tenure.
He hopes to get tenure next year.
The defendant did not have tenure on the land.
land tenure in Anglo-Saxon Britain
Recent Examples of tenure from the Web
Swedish, who became CEO in 2013, struggled to find his footing during his tenure at the insurance giant.
Clinton's choice to entirely sidestep government emails during her tenure while also using a private server was unprecedented.
Wish him the best! #auburnman -- Mack VanGorder (@mackvangorder12) November 3, 2017 Casie Ramsier, former Auburn soccer player thankful to have been an Auburn athlete during your tenure @jayjacobsauad!
Chinese leaders have tended to line up successors by this stage of their tenure.
But the homeless population downtown has swelled during her tenure -- including a 27 percent jump in just the past year.
These new numbers — which yield a net -29 percent approval — are the lowest to date of his tenure.
During her tenure, Reiter has worked to establish a comprehensive plan to advance animal care, reduce euthanasia, improve customer service and establish positive relationships with organizations, rescues and local veterinarians.
And during his tenure, advertising revenue more than quadrupled. On some level, though, society’s reluctance to give the 1980s its due had less to do with the events than with the hangover, which was punishing.
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TENURE Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of tenure
- tenure of office
- freehold tenure
Origin and Etymology of tenure
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