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tenure

A time period,as in the tenure of a lease.

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The tenure by which the judges are to hold their places, is, as it unquestionably ought to be, that of good behavior.
Even the sick chamber seemed to be retained, on the uncertain tenure of Mr Quilp's favour.
Here and there on the coasts, living by most precarious tenure, was a sprinkling of missionaries, traders, bˆche-de-mer fishers, and whaleship deserters.
His tenure of office was to be for life or until his great-grandfather, or grandfather, should return.
Hence Sir Leicester yields up his family legs to the family disorder as if he held his name and fortune on that feudal tenure. He feels that for a Dedlock to be laid upon his back and spasmodically twitched and stabbed in his extremities is a liberty taken somewhere, but he thinks, "We have all yielded to this; it belongs to us; it has for some hundreds of years been understood that we are not to make the vaults in the park interesting on more ignoble terms; and I submit myself to the compromise.
on private tenures than on public tenures, and different requirements on
Giving a comparison of increase in inflation rate during first six months of last three tenures, the minister said inflation rate was 25 percent during the PPP tenure and 10.9 percent in the PML-N tenure while it had been three percent during the tenure of incumbent PTI government.
During the meeting the chairman appreciated the work done by Syed Khurseed Ahmed Shah and Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan during their tenures. 'The PAC did a commendable job during their tenures.' The chairman also sought cooperation of the members to run the affairs of the PAC in a smooth and constructive way.
The CRC recommends that the tenures for senior and junior senators and the members of the House of Representatives be reduced also to acceptable tenures.
Justice Dimgba, in two separate judgments on the matter, held that the suits had become hypothetical and academic, as the party had reversed the decision to extend the tenures of the officials.
Indian public sector lender Allahabad Bank (532480.BO) (ALBK.NS) (ALLBANK.NS) has reduced its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by five basis points across all tenures effective September 1, 2017, The Business Line has reported, citing a statement from the bank.
Let this be a wake-up call for business leaders: Employees with the longest tenures in your company are also the least likely to be engaged.