noun, plural ten·an·cies.
Examples from the Web for tenancy
A California family is struggling to evict their now-fired live-in nanny—and tenancy laws are on her side.
And then the days of their tenancy of the Upper Farm would be numbered.Far from the Madding Crowd|Thomas Hardy
Whether he only wanted them during his tenancy or meant to keep them afterwards, we never knew.
Nursery trees may be planted by a tenant for the purpose of the tenancy.
My tenancy of these chambers expires in three days, Simpson.The Passion for Life|Joseph Hocking
So saying, I entered the hospitable gates of my present tenancy, and sank exhausted on the sofa.