verb (used with object)
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Citi shares gained about 40% during his tenure, compared with 138% for JPMorgan and 171% for Bank of America.Citi CEO Jane Fraser’s biggest challenge, in one chart|John Detrixhe|September 10, 2020|Quartz
There were times … Look, I’ve looked back on my tenure, Carlos.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
Melissa Maddox-Evans, who in October became the executive director for the housing authority, declined to comment specifically on issues before her tenure, but she said the court cases are a necessary step.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right.|by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
During her tenure leading the label, Dlugacz produced 40 albums and sold more than a million records.
When he took over eight years ago, it was far from clear that the paper would emerge from his tenure as a modern digital operation that was still family-controlled.‘Unstoppable innovator’: The meteoric rise of Meredith Kopit Levien, the next New York Times CEO|Steven Perlberg|August 19, 2020|Digiday
In this clip, a teenage Minaj gets heated and throws a phone in a play rehearsal during her tenure at LaGuardia High School.
Simpson also encountered similar situations during his tenure at the Center.
“That was the longest, most severe S/M session I have experienced in my thirty-four-year tenure,” she writes in the book.
His stories about his tenure in Washington hype his success in fixing housing problems in “inner cities.”
But that tenure ended when he was sent to prison for five years on a racketeering charge.Former Providence Mayor & Ex-Con Buddy Cianci's Redemption Tour Goes Bust|David Freedlander|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The disturbed condition of their tenure would tend to drive some of the settlers into fresh migration.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold
It ought, moreover, to possess great firmness, and consequently ought to hold its authority by a tenure of considerable duration.The Federalist Papers|Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
I have carefully examined the bill "to regulate the tenure of certain civil offices."A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
Not the least of these is the tenure by which property is held.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
The tenure of our place and right, as children of God, is that we fight evil to the bitter end.
British Dictionary definitions for tenure
- the holding or occupying of property, esp realty, in return for services rendered, etc
- the duration of such holding or occupation