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Definition of tenured adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tenured

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtɛnyərd//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of an official job) that you can keep permanently a tenured post
  2. 2(of a person, especially a teacher at a university) having the right to keep their job permanently a tenured professor
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tenured