Translation of tenure in Spanish:


tenencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛnjə//ˈtɛnjər/


  • 1

    (of property, land)
    tenencia feminine
    ocupación feminine
    • Partible inheritance was, for example, a distinct feature of Kentish gavelkind tenures, which were classified as free, and also survived amongst customary tenants in parts of northern and eastern England.
    • Much of the country was still held in multiple tenures - infield and outfield, with the remainder still held as ‘commonties’ by the local community.
    • In urban areas, however, the choice of space is limited because of the restricted availability of houses and the nature of freehold land tenure.
    • Conditions in Tanzania were further complicated by a system of laws that redefined land tenure and property relations based on socialism.
    • The second great universal issue was the land: ownership, tenure, the dues to be paid for its use, and the power derived from its possession.
    • ‘Tenants often complain about breaches in contracts where some landlords demand money before the end of their tenures,’ Mr Seketa observed.
    • But without exception, these big operations use leased land, with tenures typically of two to five years.
    • The latter entails redefining land tenure and redistribution of land.
    • Even in countries like Australia, which haven't witnessed recent dramatic upheaval, there is still scope for confusion around land tenure, albeit on a much smaller scale.
    • The stability of the system is indicated by the fact that long-term leases for a life or for several lives were common, and that these long-term grants tended to turn into hereditary tenures.
    • Yet on this view also the records give no help: none of the rebellions began in an area known to suffer from land tenure conditions worse than average.
    • It motivated the expulsion; it financed the colonization; it secured the property rights by which peasants came to hold land in fee-simple tenure.
    • Insecure land tenure is a common problem faced by African pastoralists and by indigenous peoples more globally.
    • Generally, they are marginal and powerless people, often with no security of land tenure and inhabiting mainly the upland areas.
    • Both parties also came to share an interest in maintaining reserved areas with inalienable or communal land tenure where Africans would be free from the threat of further dispossession.
    • Charles McCurdy has written a fascinating account of the ‘Anti-Rent’ movement that formed in New York in 1839 in opposition to these manorial tenures.
    • Three types of land tenure occur: regular landed property; hereditary tenure or long lease; and the renting of government grounds.
    • It was the least encumbered of all the tenures with obsolete and burdensome features, reminiscent of an older day, when land-holding involved public rights and duties as well as private rights of ownership.
    • The contemporary system of land ownership and tenure resulted from French efforts to introduce a system of individual land ownership.
    • Most importantly perhaps the philosophy of land tenure and inheritance was quite different.
  • 2

    (of office, post)
    ejercicio masculine
    ocupación feminine
    • The issue of land settlement dominated the entire tenure of his office.
    • We may not finish the job during my tenure in office; but we must, so we will, stay the course and make good progress.
    • But my question would be this: If I'm not mistaken most of Frost's tenure in office was under the Democratic majority.
    • Cleverdon had the longest tenure of office as pastor of First Baptist Church in Savannah - nineteen years.
    • It's an improvement over the last time a president announced that he would end his tenure with the university.
    • Their tenure of office was uncertain and insecure.
    • Bocsh's Jimmy Carter will probably not alter the way we look at the 39th president's tenure in office, but it is a well-crafted bio.
    • Harris' tenure as Ontario Premier has seen many successes, but has not been without controversy.
    • During the president's tenure in office, he's built an impressive record.
    • Ronald Granger has not made any changes to the office during his tenure here, except for a picture of Frances and his children.
    • Staff members of the current office also worked under the office during Megawati's tenure.
    • A successful bid would make Hashimoto only the second postwar premier to return to office after a break in his tenure.
    • During his tenure, the university experienced its most expansive period of growth.
    • During his tenure at Oxford University, he belonged to a group called the inklings, which also included the author C.S. Lewis.
    • And then later, during his tenure in office, Prime Minister Rabin did freeze settlements.
    • By the end of his long tenure, the office had established itself as one of the most important in the realm.
    • And if she runs, the controversies of her past and the scars of her husband's Oval Office tenure would be fully revisited.
    • He promised that transparency and accountability would form foundation of his executive's tenure in office and success on the field of play.
    • The pope's privilege of choosing a name for his tenure in office ought to be exercised more strategically than has been done during the past few centuries.
    • During his five-year tenure, the office developed initiatives totaling more than $90 million.
  • 3

    School University
    puesto permanente masculine
    (en una universidad o colegio) titularidad feminine
    definitividad feminine Mexico
    • Compare, for example, the probationary period endured by an assistant professor before gaining tenure with that of an assembly line worker in the automotive sector.
    • Because he's a lowly adjunct professor who can't even dream of a full professorship let alone tenure, he discovers that neither side will have him.
    • They see limited chances to further their academic career, and so drift frequently between different universities without gaining tenure.
    • Our current criteria for awarding tenure encourage teachers to devote most of their energy to research.
    • In most disciplines at large research universities, tenure is directly related to the number of peer-reviewed books and articles one publishes.
    • There isn't a way it would be possible for any person to be ‘banned from getting tenure at any Canadian university.’
    • His failure to attain tenure at a major university was the result of his unconventional ideas.
    • Many universities are now reconsidering tenure, at least in part because of the federal ban on mandatory retirement.
    • Do I become a faculty member in a University, get a tenure, become an Associate Professor and then a Full Professor, publish useless articles, and die?
    • Another would raise eligibility for teacher tenure to five years from the current two, making it easier to fire poor performers.
    • Newly divorced and up for tenure at Washington State University, she was faced with trying to eke out a living for herself and her two daughters on an assistant professor's salary.
    • University teachers have lost tenure and the quality of their teaching and research is regularly assessed by independent bodies.
    • East Texas Baptist University currently does not have a system of academic tenure.
    • Reportedly, he was one of the first African-Americans without a college degree to get tenure at a major university.
    • The chair or department head should not have tenure in office; tenure as a faculty member is a matter of separate right.
    • The unions are spending a boatload of money to protect their paycheck deduction for dues and to fight against extending the time to get teacher tenure.
    • College/university music teachers have tenure, rank and their employer's standards that provide professional status for them.
    • He was subsequently promoted to the rank of associate professor and granted tenure.
    • And people have been denied admission to the university, or denied tenure, or didn't get their degrees, all due to their sex since then?
    • So much of what you read and hear in the States is born out of a need for academics to be published in order to keep their tenure at universities.
    • Instead of tenure, the university offered a one-year extension on Chapela's contract that is now in its last months.