Definitions of "tenure"
  1. The act or process of maintaining possession of something for a specific period, or the right to do so
  2. A specific status given to a teacher often after a trial period, which safeguards them from being fired unless due to lack of skills, serious wrongdoing, or financial need
How to use "tenure" in a sentence
  1. The professor's tenure at the university spanned four decades.
  2. The board wanted to dismiss the teacher but could not due to her tenure rights.
  3. After a successful probationary period, the teacher was granted tenure.

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