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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His disordered behavior will keep on harming the country for the duration of his tenure.
Gulliver spent much of his tenure shrinking and imposing central control over HSBC’s sprawling global network, exiting almost 100 businesses and 18 countries while dealing with several costly misconduct scandals.
Since then, even more allegations and stories have emerged, painting a troubling picture of Price’s tenure.
Their assessment spans Trump's life with a focus on his campaign and the early months of his tenure (taunting North Korea will have to be added if Lee and company ever update epilogue).
Bevin has made workforce development a priority of his tenure as governor.
There are a lot of people at V.F. who have been with Graydon for all or most of his tenure, and some, like me, who have worked alongside him even longer.
During Eaglestaff’s tenure, the school was for grades six to 12.
The philosophy led to the team finishing in the top 12 in points allowed per game every year of his tenure.
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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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