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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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Accordingly, pursuant to the Law, Foreign Owners may now own, acquire and dispose of all principal real rights (including freehold ownership) and accessory real property rights (including mortgage) over real estate properties located within the investment areas of Abu Dhabi.
We asked about buying the freehold, which they told us would be 25 times the PS150 ground rent.
Long-time resident Sami Elias Ghandour, 69, the first expat in Abu Dhabi to obtain a freehold title deed when he bought a six-bedroom villa in Hidd Al Saadiyat, says the UAE capital was a natural choice when he decided to retire.
"We are also interested in the agreement that has been made by the new chairman and owner, Leigh Pomlett, and Jeff Bonser, which they say will eventually see the freehold of the stadium returned to the ownership of the club "The Trust will certainly be asking for details of how that will work and what the prospective time scales are."
Ian told the ECHO that he had to pay out PS50 to Landmark for them to reveal the cost of the freehold, which was PS15,900 plus legal fees of PS540.
Mr Rice said he paid [pounds sterling]50 to Landmark to find out the cost of the freehold, which was [pounds sterling]15,900 plus legal fees of [pounds sterling]540.
Freehold is outright ownership of property and land on which it stands.
Nurton purchased the freehold for Cornerblock for PS3.5 million when it fell vacant and said it felt now was the right time to sell as it was nearly fully let.
The National Land Council (NLC) will sit on December 3 and the issue whether Perak can give out freehold titles is expected to be discussed.
The long-running dispute concerns Newcastle homes, many in the city centre's St Thomas area, where the freehold is owned by the Mary Magdalene and Holy Jesus Trust.