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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. tenure: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tenure: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tenure: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tenure: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tenure: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tenure: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tenure, tenure: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tenure: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tenure: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tenure: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tenure: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. tenure: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. tenure: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. tenure: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. tenure: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tenure: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. tenure: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Tenure (academic), Tenure (film), Tenure: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Tenure: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. tenure: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. tenure: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Tenure: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tenure: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Tenure: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. tenure: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tenure: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. tenure: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. tenure: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. tenure: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tenure: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (14 matching dictionaries)
  1. Tenure: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. tenure: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Tenure: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. tenure: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tenure: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. tenure: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  8. tenure: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  9. tenure: Glossary of research economics [home, info]
  10. TENURE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  11. Tenure: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Tenure (education), tenure: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  13. Tenure (education), tenure: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  14. tenure: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenure (education), Tenure (law), tenure: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tenure: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Tenure (education), tenure: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenure: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenure: Dairy Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tenure)

noun:  the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
noun:  the term during which some position is held
verb:  give life-time employment to ("She was tenured after she published her book")

▸ Also see tenurially
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Phrases that include tenure:   land tenure, security of tenure, military tenure, tenure by free alms, tenure by fee alms, more...

Words similar to tenure:   incumbency, tenurable, tenurial, tenurially, land tenure, term, term of office, more...

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