tenure-track

adjective
ten·ure-track | \ˈten-yər-ˌtrak also -ˌyu̇r- \

Definition of tenure-track 

: relating to or being a teaching position that may lead to a grant of tenure

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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tenure-track

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English Language Learners Definition of tenure-track

: relating to or having a teaching job that may lead to tenure (sense 2)

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