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Tenure  /ˈtɛnjə/  

Noun, Verb
Synonyms: Term of office, occupation, possession, hold the post, period of office
Antonyms: Bonding, dignity, capacity, debenture, emptiness

Hindi: कार्यकाल
Punjabi: ਕਾਰਜਕਾਲ

Meaning:

1. The conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.

2. The holding of an office.

3. Guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher or lecturer, after a probationary period.

4. Give (someone) a permanent post, especially as a teacher or lecturer.

Plural noun: Tenures.

Verb forms: Tenure, Tenured, Tenured.

Sentence:

British tenure system lasted for a long time.

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