a period of time during which land is occupied; the conditions under which land is occupied; a right to occupy land
A farmer has relevant tenure of agricultural land where he is the tenant of that land under an agricultural tenancy .
guaranteed permanent employment granted to a teacher or a professor; the legal protection of a long-term relationship, especially an employment relationship
She claimed she was denied tenure because of her sex.
(also: security of tenure) guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher or a lecturer etc, usually after an initial trial period
During your tenure as CEO, your bonus range will be 50% to 200% of your base compensation.