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
Think about that: back in 2014 the Sooners limped through an 8-5 season that was the most disappointing in former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops’ remarkable 18-year tenure.
Roy Williams' 15-year tenure at North Carolina has been marked by a long run of great point guards.
During her 10-year tenure at Céline, Phoebe Philo turned the brand into one beloved by women—especially the women of Vogue.
When the year ends, Gorden will wrap up his 23-year mayoral career, while his good friend Jacobs will be ending his 20-year tenure on the council dais.
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, the only current owner to have played in the NFL was, during my 10-year tenure in a front office, on a short list of most respected and consulted owners.
Throughout much of David Stern’s 30-year tenure as NBA commissioner, talk of the league expanding to Europe was frequent.
Throughout much of David Stern’s 30-year tenure as N.B.A. commissioner, talk of the league expanding to Europe was frequent.
Fitzpatrick is the 16th unanimous All-American of Nick Saban's 11-year tenure with the Crimson Tide.
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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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