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tenure

[ten′yər]
Etymology: L, tenere, to hold
1 (in a university) a faculty appointment with few limits on the number of years it may be held.
2 a permanent appointment usually awarded to a person who has advanced to the rank of associate professor and who demonstrates scholarship, community service, and teaching excellence in a specific field of study.

tenure

Academia A status granted to a person with a 'terminal' degree–eg, doctor of medicine–MD or doctor of philosophy–PhD, after a trial period, which protects him/her from summary dismissal; tenured academicians are expected to assume major duties in research, teaching and, if applicable, Pt care fostering, through their activities, the academic 'agenda' of their respective departments or institutions. See Endowed chair, Lecturer, Professor. Cf Chair.

tenure

(tĕn′yĕr) [L. tenēre, to hold]
1. The holding of a property, place, or occupational assignment.
2. The specification that an employee (typically someone in an academic setting) may hold a position permanently unless he or she behaves with gross negligence.
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We will not even renew visas of freehold owners," the official said.
Subject to any appeal, the administrators hoped to sell the freehold to one of four prospective bidders before Christmas.
HBG was prepared to put its money where its mouth was and speculate, rather than waiting for design and build opportunities, and this approach has paid off, particularly as HBG Properties was prepared to sell the freeholds,' said Chris Cocks, an associate director of Chesterton.
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I had no intention of paying rent to live in my own house, so I authorised my solicitor to negotiate with the owners of the freehold.
This is the result of a number of sales on freehold and leasehold businesses, which includes recently the sale of the Eating Rooms.
The WDA's regional land development director Stephen Thomas said, 'The purchase of the freehold underlines Celsa's commitment to steelmaking in Cardiff and its willingness to invest in developing its operations here.
As a whole the market has been difficult throughout 2003, driven by freehold deals and saved by low interest rates.
The property is available either freehold with vacant possession for a price of pounds 485,000 or by way of a lease at a rental of pounds 45,000 per annum, following the refurbishment.
CARE home group Southern Cross has sold the freehold on a further two properties for pounds 14m as it bids to become debt-free by the end of the year.
Located at a four-way interchange of Route 33 and Halls Mill Road, amenities at Monmouth Executive Center include private entrances, separately metered utilities and private signage, easy access to Routes 9 and 18, the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, close proximity to CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Raceway, the Freehold Mall and the Monmouth County Courthouse.
Birmingham property consultancy Curry & Partners has sold the freehold of a prime Jewellery Quarter office building for pounds 40,000 more than the original asking price.