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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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the Bass and Tenor of the Man and the Soprano and Contralto of the two Women?
So exquisite is the adaptation of Bass to Treble, of Tenor to Contralto, that oftentimes the Loved Ones, though twenty thousand leagues away, recognize at once the responsive note of their destined Lover; and, penetrating the paltry obstacles of distance, Love unites the three.
Judge not too rashly from hasty and deceptive appearances," said the lady, smiling; "though Major Heyward can assume such deep notes on occasion, believe me, his natural tones are better fitted for a mellow tenor than the bass you heard.
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.
She had also to anticipate how her visit would pass, the quiet tenor of their usual employments, the vexatious interruptions of Mr.
Whilst burning-hot napkins, physic, revulsives, and Guenaud, who was recalled, were performing their functions with increased activity, Colbert, holding his great head in both his hands, to compress within it the fever of the projects engendered by the brain, was meditating the tenor of the donation he would make Mazarin write, at the first hour of respite his disease should afford him.
The whole tenor of his thoughts instantaneously changed; the battle seemed the memory of a remote event long past.
Here was an undignified hiatus, if not a finale, to all his schemes, to the even tenor of his self-restrained, purposeful life
It doesn't pay to go behind the scenes and see the angel-voiced tenor beat his wife.
Thenceforth sweet Cecily kept the noiseless tenor of her way unvexed by the attentions of enamoured swains.
Edited promo for the event from Facebook, March 15, 2018 -- artsmartegypt/Facebook CAIRO -- 15 March 2018: Cairo's ArtsMart gallery will be hosting a unique event on Friday, March 23, 2018 that sees Egyptian tenors performing alongside the displayed art.
The Prairie Center welcomes Three Redneck Tenors at 7 p.