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Tenor

The length of time until a loan is due. For example, a loan is taken out with a two year tenor. After one year passes, the tenor of the loan is one year.

Tenor

The length of time before a loan is due. For example, if a homeowner is 10 years into a 30-year mortgage, the tenor is 20 years.
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Pickwick had taken, was an office-lad of fourteen, with a tenor voice; near him a common-law clerk with a bass one.
Tulliver's daughter must be; and then if she is to banish Philip, our only apology for a tenor, that will be an additional bore.
The contralto will not care to catechise the bass; the tenor will foresee no embarrassing dearth of remark in evenings spent with the lovely soprano.
The Irish Tenors became a world-wide sensation in 1999 as Ireland's most famous touring musicians, second only to the rock band, U2.
THE Tenors of Rock have rocked the nation on the X Factor and now they are going to rock Rhyl.
Wales' contribution to testosteronefuelled operatic singing, the Ten Welsh Tenors are back by popular demand with an amazing concert tomorrow featuring 10 of the finest tenors from all over Wales with a feast of sumptuous popular operatic delights.
It was summer Down Under when the Australian vocal singing group The Ten Tenors started its current extensive North American tour in Oklahoma late January.
Dublin's Irish Tenors coprise three musical proteges, who will star alongside the world champion dancers of the Irish International Dance Company from Thursday to Saturday.
The voice of Danish tenor Lauritz Melchior (1890-1973) has come to be regarded as the standard by which all other Wagnerian tenors are judged.
That's quite a description to live up to but Bostridge is also the lone singer in a concert called Three Baroque Tenors, which makes you think there must be something in it.
The Celtic Tenors are known for their diverse abilities that allow them to provide a rousing stage show, sing leading roles with top opera companies across the world, and bring the joy of music to people of many different cultures and ages across the globe.