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
Fire all the bad apples regardless of tenure or seniority.
Pompeo’s tenure suggests that a change in American negotiating posture could be forthcoming.
The Sailors may or may not win league this year, but the girls were plenty good enough Tuesday to beat Edison for the first time in Melstrom's 10-year tenure.
When Flynn’s 24-day tenure ended in February of 2017, his replacement, H.R. McMaster, began cleaning house.
Playing in the highly competitive Greater Miami Conference, the Firebirds were 34-69 during Rooks' tenure.
Berman's tenure at the Southern District is set to expire in early May, along with that of 16 other interim US attorneys appointed by Sessions at the beginning of the year.
Collins, who is a professor and chair of the department of mechanical engineering at Florida A&M-Florida State University, starts July 1, pending a tenure vote by the Speed faculty and approval by the board of trustees.
Fuller's Florence tenure Florence Superintendent Chris Knutsen, who worked with Fuller in the Pinal County school district, praised her work to consolidate three Coolidge schools in the Florence district in 2016.
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Origin and Etymology of tenure
TENURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tenure for English Language Learners
: the amount of time that a person holds a job, office, or title
: the right to keep a job (especially the job of being a professor at a college or university) for as long as you want to have it
law : the right to use property
legal Definition of tenure
- tenure of office
- freehold tenure
Origin and Etymology of tenure
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