Meaning of tenancy
Pronunciation: (ten'un-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
- a holding, as of lands, by any kind of title; occupancy of land, a house, or the like, under a lease or on payment of rent; tenure.
- the period of a tenant's occupancy.
- occupancy or enjoyment of a position, post, situation, etc.: her tenancy as professor of history at the state university.
- a piece of land held by a tenant; holding.
- tenancy (Thesaurus)