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How to Pronounce Tenure: Learn how to pronounce Tenure in English correctly

Learn how to say Tenure correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word tenure:

[mass noun]
1the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.
2the holding of an office:
his tenure of the premiership would be threatened
[count noun] a period for which an office is held.
3 (also security of tenure) guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher or lecturer, after a probationary period:
tenure for university staff has been abolished
[with object]
give (someone) a permanent post, especially as a teacher or lecturer:
I had recently been tenured and then promoted to full professor
(as adjective tenured) having or denoting a permanent academic post:
a tenured academic appointment
security of tenure
1the right of a tenant of property to occupy it after the lease expires (unless a court should order otherwise).
2see tenure (sense 3 of the noun) above.
late Middle English: from Old French, from tenir ‘to hold’, from Latin tenere