- 1. tenure, term of office, incumbency, term
- usage: the term during which some position is held
- 2. tenure, land tenure, legal right
- usage: the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
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- 1. tenure, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
- usage: give life-time employment to; "She was tenured after she published her book"
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