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
Other economists have published papers detailing how women need to be better writers than their male colleagues, and how few women make it to tenure-track academic positions.
During Gary Patterson’s 17-season tenure as the head coach of TCU football, Horned Frogs’ recruiting classes have gone from ho-hum to oh wow.
Taggart and his assistant coaching staff have worked tirelessly to help the Seminoles rebound from 64th nationally in the recruiting rankings during the final week of Fisher’s tenure to 15th as of last week.
But the production counts as a high point of Mr. Gelb’s tenure to date.
Here’s what analysts and market watchers say can be expected of Powell’s tenure.
During Yellen’s tenure as Federal Reserve chair, the unemployment rate dropped from 6.7% to 4.1%.
The early economic news today sure looked good for the country, not to mention for the eager credit-taker in the White House, who is promoting the idea that the recovery that began in his predecessor’s tenure is all his doing.
Terry Allen, the team’s leading rusher in Carroll’s last season, was let go less than a month into Belichick’s 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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