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  • n. Plural form of tenure.

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Examples

  • Democrats are hungry to retake the prosecutor's post after the two-term tenures of Republican prosecutors Scott Newman and Carl Brizzi, who decided against seeking re-election this year.

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  • - Corporation Bank: Hikes deposit rates by 25 bps in 3 short-term tenures

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  • Short-term tenures for Stewart Houston and Bruce Rioch followed George Graham's departure but Arsenal were still in need of a long-term answer.

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  • Again, as I say, though, we find ourselves fortunate in having long-term tenures of our customers, and that's very helpful in this kind of situation.

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  • But worse even than the precarious nature of the tenures are the many forms of arbitrary exaction to which bad landlords can subject their peasants without any definite breach of the law.

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  • Their tenures were the gavelkind once prevalent over most of the world.

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  • But beyond his criticism of the Bush years - and not only those of the son, but the father as well, al-Mateer praises the global progress made during the period that intervened between the two Bush tenures - in other words, the Clinton years.

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  • The "tenures" were the holdings of the cultivators, worked for themselves by their own labour, of varying sizes and held on terms of varying advantage, and usually scattered about the manor in small strips, a bit here and another there.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO mdash; Twitter Inc., the Internet service for short messages, is developing a penchant for keeping its CEOs tenures relatively brief, too.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc., the Internet service for short messages, is developing a penchant for keeping its CEOs 'tenures relatively brief, too.

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