[ uhn-ten-yerd ]
/ ʌnˈtɛn yərd /
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unheld, as property or a position.
lacking tenure, as a college instructor.
not offering or leading to tenure, as some college teaching positions.
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How to use untenured in a sentence
The news first came to light in the spring when West, in announcing he was leaving, said the university had turned down a recommendation by a faculty committee that would have made his untenured position a tenured one.Cornel West says in resignation letter over tenure dispute that Harvard is in ‘decline and decay’|Timothy Bella, Susan Svrluga|July 13, 2021|Washington Post