Tenured



adjective
1.
of, having, or eligible for tenure, especially in a college or university:
There are three tenured professors in the history department.
2.
granting, allowing, or leading to tenure:
None of the advertised jobs is a tenured position.
noun
1.
the holding or possessing of anything:
the tenure of an office.
2.
the holding of property, especially real property, of a superior in return for services to be rendered.
3.
the period or term of holding something.
4.
status granted to an employee, usually after a probationary period, indicating that the position or employment is permanent.
verb (used with object)
5.
to give tenure to:
After she served three years on probation, the committee tenured her.
adjective
1.
(mainly US & Canadian)

having tenure of office: a tenured professor
guaranteeing tenure of office: a tenured post

noun
1.
the possession or holding of an office or position
2.
the length of time an office, position, etc, lasts; term
3.
(mainly US & Canadian) the improved security status of a person after having been in the employ of the same company or institution for a specified period
4.
the right to permanent employment until retirement, esp for teachers, lecturers, etc
5.
(property law)

the holding or occupying of property, esp realty, in return for services rendered, etc
the duration of such holding or occupation

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