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noun [uncountable]     tenure pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  2. 2
    legal someone’s right to live on land and own it
  3. 3
    a university teacher who has tenure can stay in their job permanently, usually after they have taught for a particular number of years

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