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
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He was fired in June by the Earthquakes, who were 27-31-27 during his tenure.
The title was the second straight for Glendale, fifth in Lopez’ tenure and eighth in program history.
ADP has repeatedly rejected Ackman’s claims about the company and stood behind CEO Carlos Rodriguez, noting that under his almost six-year tenure, the company has returned 202 percent to shareholders.
During her tenure, the CMA launched a fundraiser to build the Hall of Fame, started its annual televised awards show in the 1960s and began Fan Fair, the precursor to the CMA Festival.
During Kelly's short tenure, Trump has startled the world with his bellicose rhetoric on North Korea and attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
During his tenure, Costos relied on using social skills in the service of diplomacy.
Assuming that tenure was good I would not be opposed to his being evaluated.
Their tenure at the school was meant to strip them of their Indigenous identity and forcibly assimilate them into European culture.
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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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