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
Newsom, the clear frontrunner all along, benefited from strong name recognition and a nearly eight-year tenure as lieutenant governor.
During his five-year tenure as mayor, López Obrador eliminated hundreds of jobs from the bureaucracy.
What does Steve Clifford’s five-year tenure as the Charlotte Hornets’ head coach tell us about what to expect from Clifford’s Orlando Magic teams?
During much of his nine-year tenure with the San Francisco Giants from 2008-’16, the hyperkinetic Romo cheerily served as the catcher for ceremonial first pitches, invariably bouncing from behind the plate to hug whoever threw them.
Shares in the company have slumped more than 22% during Heinrich Hiesinger’s seven-year tenure as chief executive.
Garcia was a San Diego coach for three years under original Padres manager Preston Gomez before wrapping up his four-year tenure under Don Zimmer in 1973.
His most recent position was a two-year tenure as the first male president of the Institute of Notre Dame, an all-female private Catholic high school in Baltimore City founded in 1847.
In fact, Jean-Baptiste has seen drastic improvements in her eight-year tenure with the company.
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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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