Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stretching or straining; tension.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Tension.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete tension

Etymologies

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Latin tensura. See tension.

Examples

  • What achievement (s) did Isakowitz make during what tensure?

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  • They have not been able to maintain law and order in the Valley, which the PDP-Congress coalition restored during our tensure of 6 years, †added Mufti.

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  • Thus death her life became, loss proved her tensure.

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  • Present County Executive Andy Spano walked into the County Building on a promise to cut property taxes 15 percent -- but taxes are up over 60 percent during his tensure.

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  • Present County Executive Andy Spano walked into the County Building on a promise to cut property taxes 15 percent -- but taxes are up over 60 percent during his tensure.

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