tenured

[ ten-yerd ]
/ ˈtɛn yərd /

adjective

of, having, or eligible for tenure, especially in a college or university: There are three tenured professors in the history department.
granting, allowing, or leading to tenure: None of the advertised jobs is a tenured position.

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Origin of tenured

First recorded in 1960–65; tenure + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for tenured

tenured
/ (ˈtɛnjʊəd, ˈtɛnjəd) /

adjective

mainly US and Canadian
  1. having tenure of officea tenured professor
  2. guaranteeing tenure of officea tenured post
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