Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. tenure, OF. teneure, fr. F. tenir, to hold. See Tenable
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. tenure—Low L. tenura—L. tenēre, to hold.
The last attempt to impose it was made during Smith's own tenure of the exhibition, and failed.
"Life of Adam Smith" by John Rae
This method of tenure was similar to the system of holding land in France, called the Feudal System.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: History" by Ontario Ministry of Education
The Indians also hold everything they possess on a loose tenure.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
Bye the bye I will tell you about the tenure of land in Egypt which people are always disputing about, as the Kadee laid it down for me.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
Perhaps you knew its uncertain tenure when you wished me joy.
"The Chief Legatee" by Anna Katharine Green
We think, that the more important an employ, the more temporary should be its tenure.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
Previous to the year 1864 there were three kinds of tenure in Roumania in which the peasantry were interested.
"Roumania Past and Present" by James Samuelson
Meanwhile, his tenure of new line must be made as costly as possible.
"My Second Year of the War" by Frederick Palmer
Only a few months more and the danger would be over, for he felt convinced that his uncle's tenure of life would be brief.
"Adrift in New York" by Horatio Alger
A matter involving the validity of my tenure-contract.
"The Edge of the Knife" by Henry Beam Piper
Your lands, with force or cunning got,
Shrink to the measure of the grave;
But Death himself abridges not
The tenures of almighty thought,
The titles of the wise and brave.
"The Landlord" by James Russell Lowell
Q. What was the vow thy sponsors then exprest?
What was the solemn promise that they gave,
By which with equal tenure to the best,
Thou wast entitled all those rights to have?
"The Catechism " by Rees Prichard
On everych Seynctes his daie,
Wythe the mynstrelle am I seen, All a footeynge it awaie,
Wythe maydens on the greene
But oh! I wyshe to be moe greate,
In rennome, tenure and estate.
"Eclogue The Third" by Thomas Chatterton
I. "JOY a fix'd state—a tenure, not a start!"
Whence came that thought, sublime and pensive sage?
Did Joy e'er play upon thy grief-chill'd heart,
Or flash its warm beam o'er the life's sad page?
"Joy" by Sydney Owenson
Spurning a throne
Held by blood-tenure, 'gainst a nation's will;
Lived on his narrow fields alone,
Content life's common service to fulfil;
Not careful of a carnage-bought renown,
Or that precarious crown:--
"At Hursley In Marden" by Francis Turner Palgrave
He will officially begin his tenure July 1.
JUNEAU, Alaska — In the three years since Sarah Palin stormed the national political stage, her brief tenure as governor of Alaska has often been reduced to caricature.
He quoted Winston Churchill, William Shakespeare and Muhammed Ali when touting the accomplishments of his tenure.
At different times quoted Winston Churchill, William Shakespeare and Muhammed Ali when touting the accomplishments of his league during his tenure.
Alan Greenspan's 18-year tenure as chairman of the Fed has been marked by a relentless focus on inflation.
Former Stanford University president Richard Lyman dies Tenure spanned tumultuous period of student protest over war, weapons research, civil rights.
Broadcaster Dave Niehaus has outlasted even the Kingdome during his tenure in the Seattle Mariners' booth.
Arguably the biggest victory in Bill Snyder's long, successful tenure at Kansas State came against the program that has otherwise caused him the biggest problems.
"Son of Boss" is the nickname of a tax shelter used by Marriott International Inc during Mitt Romney's tenure as a Marriott director, when he was also the head of the company's audit committee in 1994.
"During his tenure at NASA," an agency-wide memo said, "Braun served as the agency's principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning agency-wide technology policy and programs.
McAllen ISD Fires Longest Tenured Football Coach In The Valley.
Chief Parrish served as fire chief from 1977 to 1990, which represents the longest tenure of any fire chief in CCFD history.
Tenured Radical Celebrates Cyber Monday.
Professors must be considered for tenure by their sixth year, and if they don't receive tenure they must leave.
Michigan's longest- tenured Congressmen eye return to Washington.
When applied to such activities, recommender systems which model such social connections among individuals are compelling and applicable to a variety of other important information-oriented tasks (including some studied in the ﬁeld of ‘bibliometrics’ ) such as granting tenure to a faculty member of a university.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
The second author held the tenure of an ERCIM “Alain Bensoussan” fellowship programme.
Solving Simple Stochastic Games with Few Random Vertices
The conventional wisdom has been to have children later in life after tenure has been achieved.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
Tenure reviews can also be extremely harsh on academics raising young children.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
This biases selection of papers at conferences, as well as selection of candidates for postdoc and tenure track positions. 6) The status of CS journals is too low.
A Revised Publication Model for ECML PKDD